Captured on an iPhone 4 using ClassicPAN; post processed with Painteresque, Blender, Iris on an iPad 2.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Processing an SLR image on an iPad with iOS apps

I had an SLR image that I wanted to edit and could not figure out how to do it on my computer. So I moved a JPG of the image to my iPad after "assembling" the HDR image from 3 SLR shots. And then I proceeded to work on it with various iPad apps... the first of which was retouch to remove the overhead wires. The scene is from just outside the hotel in Dingle, Ireland where we stayed the first 3 nights of a Photography Tour led by John Barclay, Peter Cox and Dan Sniffin.

HDR image from computer...

farm field under cloudy skies

Retouched (Touch/Retouch app) to remove overhead wires.

retouched image

Glaze app effect applied... Glaze is one of those apps where you just have to experiment to see which of the effects you like.

glazed image

Screen shot of Blender app settings when blending Glaze treated image with Retouched image.

screen shot of Blender settings

Image saved after blending as shown above.

blended image

Screen shot of DynaLight HD treatment applied to the previous image.

screen shot from DynaLight HD

Image saved after DynaLight HD effect had been applied as shown above.

saved image with DynaLight HD effect

PhotoToaster used to frame image with settings shown in the screen shot below.

screen shot from PhotoToaster showing frame

Final image after framing and signing in A+ Signature.

framed and signed image

So there you have it... the best of both worlds in my opinion. An SLR image with high resolution and lots of detail treated with iOS apps to turn it into something other than a literal interpretation of the scene. Perhaps you prefer the unedited image but I sure am having fun being creative with my photos.


  1. I wonder what everyone did before YOU, Victoria??? :D You amaze me.

  2. I just love the scenery, every variation of it !


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