Messing aroung with Irfanview

I’ve been using Irfanview as my imaging software for quite a while now.

I mainly use it to resize pictures, as my phone takes them in very high resolution, and sometimes I find a need to reduce them in size for certain websites (as many have file size limits).

I took a picture earlier and decided to see what it could do with effects – they are certainly limited, however in 3 minutes, I managed to create two images that I rather like.

Master Copy (forgive the mess!)
Master Copy (forgive the mess!)
1st edit
1st edit
2nd edit
2nd edit

I’d say the latter is perhaps my favourite avatar of all the images that I’ve used as an avatar in the past. Both were created using simple colour/contrast substitution (so sniff away all you graphic design artists hehe!).

I’d love to be able to do some really cool effects with photo editing software, however at the moment I just don’t have the skills to be able to do that I don’t think… though I’ve been promising myself that I need to learn soon! 🙂

About Gari

Northern lad; living out in the Peak District and rediscovering life after having had a brain tumour.

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