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Twirls in Affinity Photo

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Fun to do in this virus time, you’re home anyway and you can get to know your photo software a little better. Making Twirls. I came up with this idea through a post on a Luminar Facebook page. There the…

Signing your photo, how do you do it?

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Digital signature In an already older article I had already discussed the usefulness of a digital signature. I wrote this then because I saw so many cluttered and large watermarks on photos which I thought was just a shame. The…

New photo series Remakes

Sheep And Shed Also

The photos I have published on the internet since 2013 were taken with many different cameras and many different software versions. This made me curious if with today’s software there are also better versions of photos to be made than…

Bring Down The Monument

Bring the monument down

Turning landscapes into a fantasy image, Many people want to do that but often don’t know how. Here is a compact explanation. You can see the photo below. What should I use to modify the photo like this? At least…

Painting pictures

fading mothers

Yesterday I was in Affinity Photo looking at my photo brushes and I saw a number of watercolor brushes among them. That challenged me to immediately try what effect they have and if they really look like watercolor. Indeed, there…

Composite scene creation

How Long Do You Think She's Gonna Lie There?

As previously promised, I would do another article on composing scenes. So herewith. Let’s start right away. On a number of websites I came across many performances of which you could see or at least conclude that they were made…

Apply Street Atmosphere preset

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When I downloaded this preset I had promised to tell a little about the Control Points, how I use them to adjust the preset at points. Most presets don’t need that many adjustments, this one a bit more, depending on…

Six LUTs for you to start with

Toned BW

In this package you will find about six LUTs to start and experiment with. As mentioned in the article, you can still use LUTs for all blendmodes with layers, because the effects come out completely different again. This is especially…

Making colored smoke

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Give your photos a unique look with this retro effect that is super easy and fun. This effect is a great way to enhance the look of photos with dark backgrounds. It also only takes two minutes to complete because…

Layer Blending Modes in Affinity Photo

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Layer Blending Modes are one of those things that are used all the time in modern image editing, but remain a mystery until you take the time to find out what they actually do. But once you have the knowledge,…