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Playing Around With MoreLomo

This past weekend I had a chance to try out a new little App on my Iphone; MoreLomo. This is a free Iphone App that turns your everyday photos into works of art.

I began taking little photos around my house just to see what the program would do. Here is an average, everyday picture of some silk flowers in my home. From mundane to stunning!

Then my favorite Starbucks drink became my focus. Iced Vanilla Soy Chai never looked so good!


What about the Flyer from Trader Joe's, one of our local grocery stores? Cute, huh?


The App works pretty well on static things but what about people you ask? Well, here's my grandson Anthony. I've been told it makes him look like he's wearing lipstick. I don't know, I kind of like it. But then I think he's cute no matter WHAT. Just look at those dreamy eyes.


Then this weekend my hubby and I went down to our beach. The weather was beautiful, in the 70's, the tide was out and the beach was littered with shells and rocks. As I squatted down to pick up a complete sand dollar, I looked out over the Ocean and thought what a good picture it would make. I flipped on MoreLomo, sat my phone right down on the beach sand with the sand dollar in plain view and took this awesome picture. I'm in LOVE. Just look at the blues, browns and the way it is shaded all around the edges. This App gets a two thumbs up from me!!



Comments

samantha said…
Hi Karen, thanks for taking the time to say hi on my blog! Yes, indeed that was Avila beach, we spent the morning there yesterday. I grew up in Santa Maria and now my parents live in Nipomo.
Grover Beach, what a beautiful place to live!
Have a wonderful week.

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