random musings

June 24, 2010

iPhoto to the rescue (part 1 of 2)

Okay, for all you photography geeks, I know, Photoshop is the weapon of choice. However, for us poor folks, what are the options? I'm going to talk about what works on the Mac platform because that's what I'm using right now this instant. (Full disclosure: I also have a dual boot Linux/Vista tower and laptop).

Pre installed software: iPhoto

Check this before and after


Let's not talk about why this is a weak picture, compositionally. It's horrible for other reasons, as well. With the poor indoor lighting everything is bathed in a yellow brown bath. Eww!


While it's still not perfect we can see leaps and bound of improvement, no?
And with a little more tweaking

Folks, this is the same picture in all three.

In the next post we will talk about how to get from start to final product

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