Snapped and Seeded

posted in: Photography, Travel | 26

I’ve been to my hometown, Durban, recently and snapped a few shots of my journey. I’ve finally succumbed, and decided to use a photo editor to transform the look of my pictures. My first experience ever with a photo enhancing editor was with Google’s Snapseed. Although I find these kinds of apps truly impressive, I don’t feel comfortable taking the credit for the end product that has been mastered by a programmed application rather than my (novice) photography skills. And enough of technicality, take a look at what I’ve put together:

blackkitty

airplane-view-durban

leaf-grass

tasty-chicken-pita

barfee-latte

cape-town-sunrise

Any tips on how to improve or make better use of Snapseed’s tools?

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26 Responses

  1. Ti

    Truly impressive.

    I also use snapseed but I prefer Pixlr-o-matic.

  2. Seshni

    You edited these perfectly 🙂 Usually when people edit they get excited and want to use EVERY effect available in one pic, Which eventually butchers the pic instead of enhancing it

  3. YellowCable

    Very nice pictures and the works in to making them! The tool does not make the pictures by itself the person who uses the tool is.

  4. Fatima

    Saaj! I’m fasting!!! lol, my heart just sank when i saw the pics of the food. Looks soooo derricious! lol

      • Fatima

        lol, hmm… and who’s gona preparre it for mee??

        Oh, and btw.. where did u order sucha delicious meal from?

        • Saajida

          You! And mum haha 🙂

          Nino’s. I’m usually not a fan of them but decided to give them another try. I was quite impressed. They’ve added new items to their menu.

  5. Arins

    Love the pics! You didn’t overdo it with the editing, which is good 🙂

  6. Syeda Maham

    That airplane shot is just fabulous.Kudos for the edits.Advice..erm(the person writing this comment still edits photos on her moter’s phone) 🙂
    P.S. Thanks for the Twitter follow.And.I like this new theme,nice colors.
    Happy summers.

    • Saajida

      Thanks. Haha, nothing wrong with that 😉

      Thank you for the feedback 🙂 Yesss, I wanted something fresh and bright.

  7. jalal michael sabbagh.http://gravatar.com/jmsabbagh86@gmail.com

    Hi Saajida ( Beautiful Arabic name = Serenity /and many other beautiful meanings.) This is a wonderful post accompanied with those nice pictures.jalal

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