Two post in one day!?!?! Oh well… Don’s want to mix too many challenges with no related pictures in one post…
So first I want to link up with Ahsley with my antsy pictures:
This is my straight from the camera shot of an ant. Last Monday I used it to link up wih Jill.
My two edits for Ashley. Couldn’t decide which one is better.
I didn’t edit it the way Ashley is taking about in her post… I do not use Photoshop, or Picassa, or Picnic… from time to time I use Lightroom (it means almost NEVER).
To resize and to sharpen my pictures in GIMP I simply use the “scale picture” and “sharpness” options separately. I don’t know if I can do it all together like some of you can do it in Photoshop.
Looking at both of the edited pictures I think that the best on is the not edited one!!!
I’d like to say “THANK YOU” to Rachel for the award she gave me!!! And today I’ll link up with her, too. This time showing off my way of creating a gif file. So:
Resize you pictures (they shouldn’t be big).
800 x 600 or smaller is perfect.
Edit you pictures the way you like. Edit them separately.
Open them in your editing software… Every single picture as a single layer. First picture as a first layer. Second picture as a second layer, third picture as a third layer, and so on… You can use as many pictures as you want. I used 21 to create this one: Remote control
Than go to FILTERS -> Animation -> Playback
You will see your pictures moving as a one short movie… It’s awesome! I think I’ve found a new addition. Creating GIFs. To see the effect click on the picture below.
Go to “save as” click on the box where normally you see “all files”. At the picture below you will see “GIF image (*.gif)”, and this is how you should save your work as… The extension has to be:
in GIMP it will ask me if I want to flatten image or save it as an animation. Of course I want to save it as animation. Silly GIMP :-).
The next step is to specify the delay between frames. The higher the number the slower the gif.
click “save”… AND YOU’RE DONE!!!
Don’t be shy and let me know what’s hiding in your head!