Friday, June 8, 2012

Tutorial- How To Make A Photo Diptych


Ever since Tim first took our pictures way back when, I've been dreaming of having pretty diptych's on my blog. There was only one problem, I didn't have the skills (or the necessary adobe suite). I've downloaded numerous apps to my iphone and googled away for hours at a time but it had been fruitless. Until now.

I always knew it was possible to lay two images side by side using the free program Picasa, but for the life of me I could't figure out how to do it. Finally, thanks to this awesome you tube clip I have been going bonkers making collages (you can see my first attempts here).




* note* Heather goes to the center bottom to click the 'collage' button - it is actually located at the top mid left corner... see it?

So there you have it- super sonic easy.

Have a fabulous weekend my friend!

6 comments:

  1. Oh, thanks! I've been googling my fingers off (not as fun as it sounds - sorry, I'm reading Shades of Grey and my mind is in the gutter...) for months trying to work this out. Thanks. Again.

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  2. Hey Em,
    You know, I noticed when you started doing these!
    Love your work - keep it up.
    Ronnie xo
    p.s. I've been tossing around ideas in my head about running a designy workshop/class/ecourse for bloggers. Would you be interested!? (And/or in partnering up? I have ideas, but nothing concrete yet.
    Ronnie xo

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  3. I recently discovered picmonkey (after losing picnik) which also has an easy collage feature.

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  4. I've been trying to figure that out for ages - thank you SO much!

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  5. You should try Photoscape, it's a free download and comes with a tonne of frames that you just pop the pictures into.

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  6. I've been using bighugelabs to make mosaics and diptychs. You can use photos straight from flickr by copying the code. :)

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em