Use the zombie brush to coat your subject's face, body, and clothes, and watch as the life is drained from the face. Finish it up with some blood stains around their mouth (because that's what zombies do), and voila! Zombie youth!
It used to be, you got your film rolls developed (and what came out was what you shot, no choosing what to print beforehand), and put your faves into your photo albums or frames. Then you kept them around, pulling them out when you wanted to reminisce over the plastic and paper pages filled with photographs.
Now, our photo-lives are completely different; we pick and choose which digital shots to keep and print, and are often more selective about printing because we know we can always access the photos electronically. Things do still get framed — but we have to decide, regular or digital frames.
And it seems to me that one old staple - the physical photo albums - have fallen by the wayside. Sure, you've got your Picasa and flickr "albums" online, but do you still pull out that old binder, and stick your photos inside? I sure don't, sadly, though I do still keep my childhood and school albums around.
What about you? Do you still keep physical albums, and if so, are you still making new ones?
Looking for a last-minute gadget to get your mom for Mother's Day?
This digital picture converter by Hammacher Schlemmer is a great way to bring your mom into the 21st century! Easier then a conventional scanner, this nifty device will back up all your mom's photos into digital format, so she'll never have to worry about losing negatives or prints again!
By placing photos in a tray that slides into a converter, the pictures will be recorded with the touch of a button. The converter is connected to your computer via a USB cable and unfortunately is for PCs only. It's priced at $150, which isn't totally outrageous considering you can scan all your albums in a short amount of time!
After months of hunting down the perfect piece of art for my bedroom wall, I think I've finally decided to let my geekery be the artiste! Pottery Barn Kids offers the coolest service: You upload a digital picture, and they will print it onto a canvas and stretch it over a wooden frame, so all you have to do is hang it after you get it in the mail.
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Still wondering what to get your mom this Mother's Day? Send her the gift of memories and special moments with a digital photo frame or photo book. I've compiled three of my favorites below which are all timeless gifts that your mom will cherish for years to come. Just a small token of your love and appreciation (and your geeky touch)!
Digital Photo Frame With Sound
Surprise your mom this Mother's Day with a digital photo frame with sound from Brookstone! You can jam pack this frame with pictures, digital home movies and even songs in Mp3 format. No PC required...as you can directly download from your PC or camera via a USB. Great features include sideshow capability, LCD screen and an included remote control...all for a grand total of $300.
Momento Wireless Digital Picture Frame
Share your moments instantly with Momento Live. Now you can send and receive pics directly to any Momento picture frame in the world. Just upload and send images from your computer or a camera phone to one or many Momento picture frames at once. Even if you're miles away from your mom this Mother's Day, you can send her images on her new Momento picture frame instantly. Gotta love technology! A free trial subscription of Momento Live is included with the purchase of the wireless frame. Click here to purchase for $200.
Kodak Photo Books
Take your digital images and transfer them to a lovely album for your mom this Mother's Day. Kodak's Photo Books come in a variety of styles and colors to suit your mom's taste. Each one includes a front window, is extra heavy and uses archival-quality, acid-free photo paper and professional binding. Choose layouts, write captions and let Kodak do the rest! Prices range from $7 to $70.
So you're on vacay, taking lots of stellar shots with your new digital cam. The only problem is you decided to go gadget less on this trip - no BlackBerry and definitely no laptop. If your only access to technology is a computer in the internet cafe beside your hotel, you just might be in luck. Now there are a slew of free web-based photo editing programs that will let you crop, cut, resize, rotate, change contrast, adjust color, sharpen, brighten and add borders to pics - from anywhere! Get your images picture perfect instantly without needing special software or gadgets. Here are some of my fave free online pic editing programs: Picnik Snipshot Pixenate Fauxto Picture2Life