Seeing Red in Sweden

This week we take a leisurely stroll through a charming neighborhood in Sweden, encountering a streetscape adorned with red houses that appear to be plucked directly from a fairy tale. These scenes highlight PhotoDonut’s “Impermanent Delight” stylepack, which offers a perfect blend of the ephemeral and the precise. Look at the way the architectural details maintain their sharpness while the …

Barcelona: City of Bold Horizons

Barcelona is a bold, historic city brimming with natural, culinary, and architectural delights. Whether you’re soaking up endless rays of sunshine on the beach, having dinner at a local restaurant, or standing in silent awe of one of Gaudi’s masterpieces of gravity-defying architecture, you’re sure to have lots to take in, and to photograph! These images showcase PhotoDonut’s powerful built-in …

Going Monochrome in Bangkok

This week we are beckoned to Bangkok, Thailand for some stunning imagery of everyday street life. These beautiful images were edited with the help of PhotoDonut’s “Black Ink with Texture” style. Notice the way this effect reduces the image to a series of simple greyscale tones the bring out the contrast without losing overall depth.  Ghosted texturing gives the images …

Midnight in Tokyo

This week we head to Tokyo, where the frenzied activity and city lights never seems to fade. Catch some voyeuristic glimpses of city streets full of people,cars, and all-night bars—all carefully rendered to emphasize the speed and energy of urban life. Beyond a visual exploration of one of the largest and most vibrant cities on the planet, these images provide …

Stolen Moments in The Eternal City

It’s sometimes said about Rome, that “one lifetime isn’t enough” to capture and grasp it’s beauty.  This may be true, but it certainly hasn’t stopped us from trying! This week we bring you a series of stolen glimpses into the the eternal city, a place laden with history as well as contemporary life. Whether it’s a fresh plate of pasta …

Daydreaming in Tasmania

Today we head “down under” the small but enchanting island of Tasmania. Here we bask in the picturesque landscapes and vistas as if in a daydream.  These images highlight the subtle watercolor effects that are possible within PhotoDonut, giving a soft focus and the impression of gentle brushstrokes and liquid media.  Try this effect in combination with paper texturing effects …

Vietnam

Today we travel deep into Vietnam by foot, by boat and motorcycle. Let the fresh breeze and the seductive smells of street food reinvigorate your senses as you take it all in. These images show the usage of the “Bloom” filter before applying PhotoDonut’s distinctive watercolor style and paper textures. This workflow allows white spaces to be accentuated, upping the …

Roaming Around Romania

Today we take you away to Romania with some stunning photography capturing scenes transylvanian village life.  As always these have been “Donuted” to stylistic perfection. Notice the way PhotoDonut renders realistic brush strokes which add character and intrigue to the landscapes and vegetation, while subtle embossing effects give more depth to the edges and architectural details.   We hope you …

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. …