PhotoDonut Around the World

This week, PhotoDonut brings you to Spain for some stunning imagery of people and places. These images highlight the use of watercolor effects as well as simulated paper textures which amplify the look and feel of an authentic painting.  Look at the way the colors come to life and the edges and shapes playfully flirt with abstraction! Try it for …

PhotoDonut Around the World

This week we travel to Ecuador—where lush forests meet tropical shorelines, and ocean reefs come to life with the unique and enchanting aquatic lizards of the Galapagos islands. These donuted images are full of vibrant colors which animate the urban streets, animals and agricultural landscapes. Notice the careful use of framing in these images, where the color is held off …

Capturing the Ephemeral in the Emirates!

Today we travel to the United Arab Emirates, a place where skyscrapers and other marvels of traditional architecture seem to arise magically out of the desert landscape like a dream. These beautifully Donuted images show a combined application of three techniques. The “Sketch” filter finds the dark edges to create a distinct graphic quality with dark black linework, while the …

Using Multiple Layers and Masks to Create More Dynamic Images!

Today we’ll be exploring ways to work with multiple layers and masks in PhotoDonut. This technique is especially handy when you want to exert more control over the final outcome. For example, if you want to provide a focal point with more detail, or leave certain areas unaffected by filters, or even to apply various levels of effects and abstraction …