I’ve been learning how to make these in Photoshop and thought it would be fun to share a few of what I’ve done so far. Retro. Vintage. Lomo. I’m not sure, but the exact classification(s) might not be so important. At first, I kept making them look like “real” lomo or “real” vintage, which are contradictions in terms. Why not consider lomographic or vintage style just as a starting point and take the photos someplace else?
It can sometimes be disturbing to see Naomi in these destroyed, sometimes very dark and melancholy, pictures. Not the cheerful, happy dog I am used to seeing in high-resolution on sunny beach days, although all the pictures here began that way.
This is one of the early black and white “controlled demolitions”:
A “realistic” lomo look. The rough graininess seems right for this picture, perhaps much better than the high-res color original.
Somewhat offbeat, but once destroyed, it became more interesting. Something that was not evident in the original became apparent.
A tragic Film Noir heroine….. with a very sandy nose.
Everything is just so wrong. One of my favorites.
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1. Save Time
We all get lazy once in a while. Even though the recipe for Naomi’s food requires making it only about once a week or so, sometimes it’s nice to save some effort and time. Here are a few excellent timesavers to use when making the recipe for homemade dog food:
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Who knew that something so perfectly simple and completely safe would work so well for Naomi’s annual spring itch? It worked immediately and it was necessary to use it once a week for just a few weeks. Researching this further, I discovered that organic unpasteurized apple cider vinegar has been used to treat minor dog skin allergies and itching for many, many years. Read more →
Decided to give this recipe its own page. It’s HERE.
Sometimes I find a surprise when reviewng new pictures. This is one of them. What a cute little dog! He’s not too sure about the camera thing.