Making your subjects more prominent and stand out in the photos with gimp.

2010-09-10 1 min read Photo
Lets first take a picture that we want to modify. We have done the corrections in the photo that are required like the curves, <a class="zem_slink" title="Colorfulness" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorfulness">saturation and others. So, here is the photo after the modification. Now we will make the modification to make photo de-saturated other than the subject of interest. <a href="http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in/wp-content/gallery/home/DSC_0018.jpg"><img src="http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in/wp-content/gallery/home/DSC_0018.jpg" alt="DSC_0018" /> Okay, now fire up gimp and open the <a class="zem_slink" title="Image" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en. Continue reading

Photo Compositing with the GIMP

2010-03-25 1 min read Photo
Basing from my previous <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/gimp" title="GIMP" rel="homepage" href="http://www.gimp.org/">GIMP article titled Creating Pseudo-3D Imagery with GIMP, you learned how to do some basic selection manipulation, gradient application, faking <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/depth_of_field" title="Depth of field" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Depth_of_field">Depth of Field, etc. In line with that, I’m following it with a new article very much related to the concepts discussed therein but we’ll raise the bar a bit by having a glimpse on <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/compositing" title="Compositing" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en. Continue reading

Nifty Things to Do with GIMP

2009-12-26 1 min read Linux Photo
Nifty Things to Do with GIMP Some of us are probably addicted to capturing moments in pictures. I can understand why. It’s one of those things that help us go back to the good old days, so to speak. It’s also something that creates a ‘time machine’ for us because those pictures show us what things looked like, not just remind us of the feeling but give us the atmosphere all over again. Continue reading