Photomanipulation TIPS

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:heart: First a BIG KISS and THANX for her hard work to our GD : IreneLangholm! :heart:

This is the Photomanipulation Week!

This the week #6 of "Project Educate" and this week it's all about Photomanipulation!

:pointr: Events :

What is/What is not ...

:pointr: Useful Links :

- First you should view the ABC's Of Photomanipulations, a very welldone article by our GD IreneLangholm;
- Manips versus Misc, a news article by IreneLangholm.

    • Photomanipulation

First view this journal by IreneLangholm : Gallery Description.

"The Photomanipulation section is dedicated to digital photographs that have undergone post processing and/or editing via the use of a graphical imaging software. The extent of manipulation should be prominent and noticeable in ways where it can be clearly distinguishable from an unaltered photograph.
A Photomanipulation consists of more than one image blended together in a way that exceeds digital darkroom techniques – in other words, a photomanipulation no longer focuses on merely enhancing any given photo, but on creating something entirely new.

    • Mixed Media

First view these news articles :
- Digital Mixed Media by cosmosue.
- Digital Art & Mixed Media gallery! by kuschelirmel.

"Digital Mixed Media is a visual work of art created using two or more types of digital mediums" : Paintings/Drawings/Airbrushing, Photomanipulation, 3-Dimensional, Fractals and Vectors/Vexels.

    • Digital > Misc

You used a photo that is NOT yours and made some enhancements, some levels changes, use filters (**), add texture(s)?
Then it goes to Digital > Misc.

    • Photography > darkroom

You use your own photo and make some enhancements, some levels changes, use filters (**), add texture(s?
Then it goes to Photography > darkroom > digital.

(**) What are the "changes" :
    * Images containing one photo;
    * Brightness/contrast, Levels, Curves;
    * Color enhancements;
    * Addition of textures (credit must be given to providers of resources unless original textures by artist are used);
    * Addition of brushes (credit must be given to providers of resources unless original brushes by artist are used);
    * Use of HDR techniques and software.

    • Stock & Credits

FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?
FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?
FAQ #809: What are DeviantArt's stock image guidelines?
FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?
FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?
FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?
Everything is in the F.A.Q.! Don't be shy read it!!!!

• Photomanipulations ARE NOT Mixed Media!
• Photomanipulations ARE NOT Photography > Darkroom!
• Photomanipulations ARE NOT digital > Misc.!

Don't miscat ;-)

Did You Know?

• Did you know that Photomanipulations are works consisting of two or more photos merged together to create something altogether different than the original images?

• Did you know that texture on a stock photo puts your deviation in Digital Art > Miscellaneous, while texture on a photo taken by yourself puts your work in Photography > Digital Darkroom?

• Did You Know that running a photo (stock or not) through various filters, so called 'artistic filters' places your deviation in Digital Art > Miscellaneous?

• Did you know that sites such as Google, Flickr and photobucket are NOT valid stock resources?
(Treat all images as copyrighted and unusable unless specifically stated otherwise)

• Did you know that drawing or writing on top of a picture does not constitute as a photomanipulation?

• Did you know that Mixed Media is a combination of two or more artforms within either TRADITIONAL or DIGITAL works and not the two artforms combined?


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