Breathtaking Bhutan

This week, PhotoDonut takes you to breathtaking Bhutan, a tiny kingdom nestled high in the Himalayas, and considered by many to be the last  “Shagri-La”. Travel across swaying steel footbridges adorned with tibetan prayer flags and chew stimulating Betel Nuts with locals as you encounter a rich network of mountainous villages and majestic monasteries. With these images, PhotoDonut’s monochrome and …

The Impermanent Delights of Istanbul

It has been said that Istanbul is a “city with the soul of a village.” Walking around its meandering streets or staring at its distinctive skyline full of minarets, one can certainly see truth in this statement.  It’s here in this bustling and culturally complex city of mosques and markets that east meets west, and the ancient meets the modern. …

Upcoming chalk style packs

Here is a sneak peek of what is happening in our Donut Bakery: new chalk style packs are coming soon!  They are simple to use and create incredible results, to give the perfect mood to your autumn photos. Don’t forget! We always have fresh products in our Style Shop, get them today! CHALK ON THE MOON WHEN MY CHALK IS TRIPPING Happy Donuting, The PhotoDonut Team

Some favorites from the Facebook Fan page

Happy Friday! Today we are excited to share some of our favorite recent contributions to PhotoDonut’s Facebook Fan Page. Each showcases the unique artistic vision of their creator. Thanks to everyone who shared your Donuted images with us, please keep it up! If you also had a cool result feel free to upload it into our fan page – what …

Passing Trains in Nepal

Today we travel to Nepal, where quaint villages and kind faces animate some of the highest mountain peaks in the world.  Where you can settle in with a nice cup of tea and recover from a long day shopping in the bustling markets of Kathmandu or trekking in the Himalayas. These donuted images highlight several scenes from the historic city …

Pen studies of Yemen

This week we head to Yemen for some images depicting the complexity of the desert landscape, it’s villages and the people that inhabit them. These images showcase the use of PhotoDonut’s sketching effects.  Look closely at the fine details that capture the expressive gestures of pen and ink medium.  The only difference is, this effect takes a few clicks rather …

Marrakech: City of Red, City of Ephemera

Marrakech is a city of ephemera.  From the billowing smoke and sounds of the famous central square, to the maze-like streets and market “souks” of the old city.  There’s always something to be amazed or confounded by.  For hundreds of years, the walls and buildings have been adorned with a characteristic shade of vibrant red paint that fades over time …

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 …