Pixlr-o-matic Paddlers

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Pixlr-o-matic Paddlers

It has been a while since I tried a new editing app. I decided to google “apps to rival snapseed”, and I found this post. Pixlr-o-matic was one I hadn’t tried and it is FREE. As you can imagine, I put my oar in the water and went for it.

It does not allow for any manual edits, but it’s very simple to add a decent effect, and then apply a filter-like “overlay” (or not). Then you can add a frame, and voila, you’re done. The stand-up paddle boarder is, in fact, Greg. A lifelong surfer, he is relatively new to paddle boarding. I tried applying that effect:

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But I thought it was kind of washout. So check it out – a Sara effect! Kind of like “Sara with a hangover”, I thought. Although the effect resembles a Foto Ziploc shot:

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So I finally went all Harry Potter and got with Hagrid. That button in the upper left allows you to crop it to square, and for more fun, I did:20120718-111358.jpg

It feels good to try something new after so long. You CAN teach an old dog some new tricks.

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