Non-idle hands, and all that

Sometimes life has one sit and wait for stuff to happen. Like, for instance, a few times this week.

Well, then, one takes out their Note 8 — if one has a Note 8 — and snaps a few photos.

Those were hanging in a dentist’s office, of all places.

Other times, one takes out their Note 8 — if one has a Note 8 — and plays with said photos. One plays with the Snapseed App.

See, one took those photos trying to minimize reflections on the picture’s glass, including the potential for an accidental selfie.

Snapseed allows for some minimal but effective distortion fixes and “healing” of unwanted artifacts. It’s not super-powerful but what it does, it does well. Of course, one then has the option to further enhance the photos.

Let us then assume one has a photo of some leaves . . .

. . . and a photo of a frog . . .

Well, I mean, one then has no choice but to fire up Photoshop Mix (Android app) and do stuff with those.

I’m not sure one has shared these previous examples of merging and mixing photos in multiple layers, but if one has, one says . . . eh!

Bagel face and lava wall

“What’s a bagel face?”

Well, Bob, one likes bagels who make faces . . . HERE are a few examples. One then sometimes goes on with further enhancements (HERE).

But, one digresses . . . but before one continues, one shows another previous Photoshop Mix effort.

Gosh, I wish one would remember all the photos comprising this Mix.

Anyway, one has a drawing, some leaves and a frog. One, then, generates this . . .

One, then, might employ Photoshop Express to generate different versions and looks . . .

One might be pleased with the look but wish for a bit more color and not so much green . . .

Do you know what one thinks might look good? A cosmic overlay along with a “snowy” look . . .

One perhaps thinks it’s a wee bit much and scales back a bit . . .

One realizes B&G&W might look good . . . along with a little grunge . . .

Hmm, one thinks . . . a bit too grungy, perhaps. How about . . .

And just like that, one gets busy again and stops experimenting with one’s Note 8 — if one has a Note 8 — and many apps.

That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below.


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