Currently Being ModeratedMay 1, 2012 7:33 PM (in response to William Mitchell)
I'm curious -- I'll give it a whirl.
Whoa -- a 640 MB program file? Does it make sandwiches?
Added: and, hands-down, the least useful intro video I've ever seen. Not a good start.
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Currently Being ModeratedMay 1, 2012 8:13 PM (in response to Kirby Krieger)
... and a brilliant finish!
Works well, seems to be _very_ well implemented.
You can't do anything like that in Aperture (the flower and bee are from my photograph; masked the background and added the new background selected from the included files in less than three minutes, ten if you include watching the UI video, checking the prefs, making a first test stand-alone image, launching Aperture, and confirming that Perfect Mask works as a plug-in). You can do lots of things like that with any pixel editor or graphics program. onOne offers a 30-day trial. Worth a look. I have nothing to compare it too. Imho (fwiw -- first look), slick, useful, easy to use, well-integrated, and well-stocked -- and you pay for all that.
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Currently Being ModeratedMay 5, 2012 1:18 PM (in response to Kirby Krieger)
Thanks. I really like your pic! I'll download the trial version and give it a shot.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 5, 2012 1:51 PM (in response to William Mitchell)
William, if the color in the background is distracting - have you tried to make the background black-and-white?
And then brush in a monochrome color, like I tried here? I found the background in this picture much to vibrant and used the brushes to tone the colours down to nearly black and white: For this kind of brushed adjustment the edge detection option is very helpful.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 5, 2012 1:56 PM (in response to léonie)
Cupertino sure doesn't skimp when it comes to keeping those beta-testers in line .
Well-done treatment and excellent suggestion.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 5, 2012 2:14 PM (in response to Kirby Krieger)
Thanks for the compliment Kirby -
but - wow - I am still too impressed by the dramatic effect of your flower picture, to think of any words to describe it - all done in three minutes?
And did you find the answer? " Does it make sandwiches? "