Finding my Bliss

Friday, 17 January 2014

Creating a photo story with Meaning & Metaphor

Photo Stories with Meaning and Metaphor:

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."All I need is a sign to get behind the sun and cast my weight",
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these lyrics were on my mind....
and so these images started firing my imagination!

and all of a sudden I'm seeing suns

and birds...
and ~>
'Voila' 
Like a bird "I am able to fly behind the sun and cast my weight",
I am energized to create, to add meaning to my photographs, turn them into stories!
It's amazing how a little photo therapy can brighten your day...
For the unenlightened - here's how you can do this very simple digital doodle in a few clicks: 
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Browse your image file for an appropriate image, the more abstract the better!
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Look at the images see if one speaks to you, imagine what you can see in there, look for shapes.
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Now make a simple stick drawing using Windows 7 Paint (or other) on the top of your photo.
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Save to your file under another name
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Click on  fotoflexer here
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Click on Upload Photo
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Click Upload photo from your computer
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Double click on your saved image
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When image arrives click on the white surrounding the image to clarify 
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Click animations
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Click animated stickers
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Click on your sun


Click on add sticker then play around with it...have fun, click on the sun again and see if you can fill it with hearts !
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Last click save/save to my computer.

Be sure to let me know if you had a go
and if I can help with anything
you could email me too.....x 

I'm going to be posting more on how to create photo stories that have meaning and metaphor, you could too!


1 comment:

Mystic Meandering said...

Love your images - especially all the gold light. And thank you for the instructions! Will have to give it a try sometime soon... I love photos with meaning and metaphor :)