Monday, July 22, 2013

Old Dogs, New Tricks




Two photos I snapped at Blake Hospital because of the sky...while my photos uploaded, I checked email and Lucky for me,  PicMonkey  my favorite online edit program has just this week enhanced the Collage Process...



I needed photos to play with and popped them in a dual collage and found when in collage, you can now edit each photo or the whole collage at one time.

Before, if a photo was to light or to dark or needed to be sharpened, I had to do each one, save it and then go to collage to create. NOW it can be done all at one time.




Some say you can't teach an old dog new tricks... but you CAN...

because LIFE is nothing BUT new tricks...

Change is nothing but new tricks for old dogs, from COOKS to GEEKS, from FIREMEN and POLICEMEN to SOLDIERS and BLOGGERS.




for a cook, new utensils or a recipe, a geek it is new gadgets, software, hardware... What seems to be a CHANGE when Blogger or Google adds or removes, is nothing but New Tricks for us to learn...

I for one love new tricks... Can you tell? I challenge you to make a collage and share it with us.



33 comments:

A Quiet Corner said...

I'll give it a try, Sandra!!!! Thanks for the tip!...:)JP

Gail said...

Beautiful job.

I have Pic Monkey in my list of things to look at but never have downloaded it. Have to crack the shell to taste the egg, don't I??

From the Kitchen said...

First I have to know what picmonkey is all about. I'm on it.

Best,
Bonnie

Madi and Mom said...

WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW
EXCELLENT MS I MIGHT HAVE TO TALK THE TIGHT WAD INTO SPRINGING FOR PICMONKEY ROYAL
HUGS MADI YOUR BFFF

Deb said...

great edits...I'm so excited they did that...now playing is more fun...

GOOSE said...

Love those clouds. As an old dog I can tell you I learn new stuffs all the time.
Blessings,
Goose

Rebecca said...

I may have to look up picmonkey!

TexWisGirl said...

you do love learning and pushing the limits. :)

Cranberry Morning said...

No kidding! Isn't that handy! You're always introducing us to new stuff, and good for you!

Blackberry Lane said...

Neat. Thanks for sharing!

Susannah said...

Beautiful clouds! Each picture looks so different. I like the black and white one the best. Have a nice day, Sandra.!

Pam =) said...

For sure you teach this ole southern gal oodles n oodles of new tricks- thanks Sandra.

Love your collages ~:)

Chatty Crone said...

I am not sure I'll do one - but I enjoy yours!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

That is really cool!

Mamabug said...

Very nicely done Sandra! Us old dogs are alot smarter than some people think we are!

SweetMarie said...

Super cool! Your passion for learning new stuff in the blogging world is awesome and inspiring. :)

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I think learning new tricks is a good way to keep the mind sharp.

Heidrun Khokhar, KleinsteMotte said...

Thanks for the challenge. My trick lately is to keep hubby going and Buddy happy. He just turned 40 and had a lovely time..
I love your new header.

Ann said...

Learning new tricks is fun so long as they are easy tricks....lol
I would gladly accept your challenge but I dont have much energy left today.

Golden Woofs! SUGAR said...

Love the black n white. We LOVE tricks. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Ginny said...

I LOVE your thoughts on this!!!! Life is nothing but new ricks, that should be a famous saying on Quote Garden. So these two pictures, you have blended them to together so you cannot tell they are two, and it only looks like one? You are very good at learning these things, and they are exciting to do. But I must continue to agree with Beavis & Butthead "Change sucks".

photowannabe said...

I have been having trouble posting my blog today.
Did the photos ever show up or do I have to try to do it all again for the 4th time?

Inger said...

I never checked out picmonkey, but I know it must be great since you love it. I'm still doing the same old stuff I always did as far as reading blogs, etc. so nothing has changed for me. At least not yet. I am not as enthusiastic as you about learning new stuff. I know it's good for you and all that, but still.....

Miss Debbie said...

The changes are neat. Funny how simply changing it to sepia makes it look like an old picture.

Catherine said...

I like your blue sky with those white fluffy clouds. Yup, PicMonkey has some fun features.
xo Catherine

Willow said...

Very cool ~ I'll have to try this !

Cheryl @ TFD said...

I was gone all day and came home to find out there is a new heir to the throne and PicMonkey has new stuff! Cool! :) I love PicMonkey, so I'll be checking this out. Thanks for the heads up!

Betsy Adams said...

Great job on your collage. I have a good collage program but haven't done anything with it lately... Need to pull it off and dust off the dust on it!!!!! ha

I love 'new tricks' also.. That is what makes life interesting, isn't it???? As we get older, we tend to get into a rut ---if we don't step out of our boxes....

Hugs,
Betsy

George said...

I love it when you learn new tricks and share the results with us.

SquirrelQueen said...

Those blue skies are awesome. I love to learn new tricks and change is always fun. I was playing around with PicMonkey about a week ago but haven't had a chance to get back to it yet.

I like the B/W version too. It has a really dramatic look.

diane b said...

I'll be happy when Pic Monkey can let you make a custom made collage rather than having to stick to their templates.

EG CameraGirl said...

I do indeed like learning new tricks. But I still have a million I haven't learned in PhotoShop Elements yet. I'm a slow learner, I guess.

Dee said...

I have been wanting to play around with the collage myself. You say it easy? I hope so :)