Well if you are here that means you either think I am really awesome and just love my site or you came from Diane’s site and you are wondering what I have to offer you during this wonderful Blog Hop. I hope you have been enjoying your self along the way and have managed to pick up some cool stuff already!
I am sure by now you are wondering what I have to offer you! I am giving away a free class so that you can learn how to edit photos directly from your iPhone or iPad so that you can get the best photo possible into your scrapbook. I know that many of us, myself included usually only use are iPhones/Android phones to capture those every day moments.
There is no reason why all those moments that you capture can’t be edited and turned into a fantastic photo! By taking this class you will learn about the photo apps that I use on a regular basis and how make my phone photos look fantastic!
That’s all you have to do is sign up and you get access to seven videos showing you how to use fantastic photo editing apps on your iPhone or iPad! I know some people wonder which apps are worthy and which apps are just plain horrible so I have helped you out with that and created some videos! Once you sign up and confirm and email will be sent directly to you with a link to all the videos.
Enough about me you still have some lovely blogs to go check out and pick up some great offers along the way!
Next up is Kelli over at Use it Scrapbooking, where you will find another creative gift idea for Moms in your life. Happy Mother’s Day to all Moms everywhere !
Here is a list of all the blogs that are participating in this hop:
Order of Participants
Beth from Scrapping Wonders (WhoooHooo You Are Here)
Here we are the last Tuesday of the month. I can’t believe that February is almost over. Today’s app review is on Snapseed. This app is very cool and there are so many different options to choose from when editing photos in this app. I am going to get started because there is so much to cover with this app.
Snapseed is a free app and one of the few apps that I have found that can also run a desktop version of this app. Setting wise, there are no settings that need to be set up to use the snapseed app. There are a ton of options to share from the app. You can share your photo to Google+, Email, Twitter, Facebook, Copy Image, Print it or Open the photo that you just editied in snapseed in another app such as Instagram, Phonto, Photo Forge 2, Skitch, Vintique, iPhoto, Evernote, Shutterfly, or Dropbox. These are the apps that I have available on my iPad and iPhone.
Just a quick side note here:
The one thing that you want to remember with all the photo editing apps that I have shared with you this month is that your goal is to not spend a huge amount of time editing each photo. We all lead busy lives and don’t have a ton of time to edit each individual photo that we take with the camera that we always have with us.
Editing Part of the App
Here is a list of all the different styles that you can choose for your photo:
Black & White – I really like the black and white feature in snapseed and believe that this is the best app to get a great black & white photo
Vintage Films – There is something about vintage photos that just seem to give them that something special. Snapseed allows you to really play with the vintage effect that you can give your photos.
Drama – Gives your photos that artsy feel to them and you can make the photo have a really artsy look or a not so artsy look depending on what you are going for.
Grunge – Changes your photo completely and gives your photo a whole new look.
Center Focus – Allows you to focus on your primary subject and blur the surroundings in your photo.
Tilt Shift – Changes the depth of field to your photos and gives them a miniature look to the area of the photo that you choose.
Retrolux – This allows you to add lights, scratches, film styles and many other options to turn your photo retro
Selective Adjust – You can choose a certain area on the photo to adjust the brightness, contrast and saturation of your photo
Auto Correct – Automatically adjusts your photo to make it look the best that it can.
Tune Image – Gives you the control of brightness, ambiance, contrast, saturation and white balance of your photo
Frames – allows you to add a frame to your photo and there are many different frame options to choose from.
You can also straighten your image, rotate your image and crop your image, for you Instagram, lovers you can get a square crop in this app so that you can upload it directly to Instagram!
All in all this is definitely one of the best photo editing apps. The app is offered on iOS and on android and is a ton of fun to play with. The key to using this app is to remember when you swipe up and down on an image that you are editing you will get choices such as brightness, contrast, saturation, etc….when you pick one of the choices and swipe left and right you will intensify your brightness, contrast or saturation. When editing your photos you will always be swiping up and down and left to right to adjust the effects that you can add to your photos.
As you can see by the two collages the photos look completely different once you have played around in the app. Some of the effects that I used were retro, black and white, vintage and tilt effects. I added a frame to one photo and I cropped them all to be square.
Do you have a favorite photo editing app that you use on a regular basis?