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Photography

Lighting effects to images with Gimp and the pack “Lomo Light Leaks”

Today I report an interesting site from which I often take inspiration for the writing of my tutorials. The site is PhotoShopTutorials.ws, and as you can easily guess from the name of the domain is a site full of resources for PhotoShop, usable for most of the cases even with Gimp.

Today we see the “Lomo Light Leaks” pack, a collection of effects to add to their photos to make them look old. In pratica si tratta di 71 different images with the effect “flare” or reflex lenses. To apply the effect to the photo you want, simply open the “Light Leak” superimposed on the image as a new layer and change the mode from the main “Usual” a “Screen”. I also recommend you to resize the “Leak” to be applied to the size of the main image. (more…)

Gimp

Tutorial: create a paper clip with Gimp

Since it is a lot that I do not write a graphic tutorial, I thought I'd do it now. Today we see how “render” a metallica graffetta with Gimp. This tutorial (come tutti gli altri fin’ora) è adatto ad un’medium-expert users the program Gimp, I do not exaggerate to declare the most famous Graphics software open source.

We will use a technique honestly a powder’ macchinosa, but already seen nearly a year ago: Give the glass effect / water with Gimp.

For the realization of the tutorial requires from 5 to 15 minutes, depending on the level of user. The result will be. (more…)