Whenever we are contemplating moving to a new area, we take a picture using that area’s natural surroundings to creatively spell out the name of the town we’re considering. Check it out… It’s now become one of our most unique traditions together!
Fun With Photos
Looking for free photos? Here are the BEST places to find free stock photos for your personal website, business website, online newsletters, and more!
Nothing beats the convenience of using a free photo prints app like FreePrints.com. You can get up to 85 free 4×6 prints each month (1,000 free prints per year). I’ve used this free prints app more than once — I like how convenient it is to order my own personal prints AND photo gifts for others. Their free photobooks also make adorable gifts for unique events & special occasions.
Did you know that you could put your own personal photos on U.S. postage stamps?… It’s true, you can create your own personalized photo stamps and use them for sending packages and letters to your friends and relatives. These also make great novelty items for wedding invitations & thank-you’s, birth announcements, and more!
Since cameras and parties always go hand-in-hand anyway, these fun party ideas will be a welcomed sight at the party and you can bet that everyone will eagerly participate.
If the price of renting a photo booth makes you cringe, then make your own photobooth instead! Here are helpful videos and photobooth instructions to DIY.
Personalized Kleenex boxes like these would be great for weddings, nurseries, grandparents, pet lovers, vacation pictures, family & class reunions, etc. You a create a one-of-a-kind original using whatever colors, photographs, and text you wish. Have fun!
FD’s Flickr toys is one of the best sites around for enhancing and manipulating Flickr photos. For example, you can make your own fun and inspirational poster using the Motivator: Custom Poster Maker. Enjoy!
Make your own photo time capsule with just one disposable camera! Hint: Ever discover an old disposable camera lying around and wonder what’s on the film?…Been there, done that!
These days, more and more amateur writers, photographers, and video journalists are being invited to submit their work to online news sources like Yahoo! News. Traditional print media… written by traditional print media writers… is so ‘yesterday’. And I for one am thrilled to be seeing more bloggers being sought out for their content, photographs, videos, and unique points of view.
Check out the videos and photographs featuring incredible scenes like billowy clouds rushing by, sunrises and sunsets, big city traffic & neon lights, plants & flowers, people moving about, seasons, landscapes & scenery, to name just a few.
You be the judge…Which of the following photos are real and which are computer generated?
A little girl doing what every female does at some point: Checks out herself in the mirror.
This is me taking a self-portrait of me & my dogs. Only I didn’t realize at the time that I had also captured Jersey (the American Eskimo) in the background!
Make a realistic looking magazine cover featuring a picture of yourself, your family, your car, your pets… anything! It’s fast. It’s free. It’s easy to do yourself online!
It’s always interesting to me to see what ‘a little photo retouching’ can do to a picture. Sometimes it doesn’t take much to completely change what the photograph looks like. Check out these examples of photos that have been professionally retouched…
With Muglets, you can add your face to interactive e-cards, screensavers, and other Flash animations. You can even put your creation on a t-shirt!
A picture that depicts the change of seasons… change of staff… and exchange of nuptuals.
Things are not always as they appear… These are not picture frames, but rather drawer frames. Jim was in the process of putting together his fancy-schmancy new office desk, when I interrupted him long enough to shoot these pictures-of-pictures-of-ourselves.
A sample of all of the cool FUN things you can do with Flickr — the photo storage and organization site!