nikonians

Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.


Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries News Workshops Shop Recommended
members
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

Software for putting a border around the photographs an...

robsb

San Jose, US
14094 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this authorClick to send message via AOL IM

"RE: Software for putting a border around the photographs and signature"

robsb Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his expertise in CNX2 and his always amicable and continuous efforts to help members Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Donor Ribbon awarded for his enthusiastic and repeated support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 23rd Aug 2006
Tue 28-Aug-12 12:27 AM | edited Tue 28-Aug-12 12:34 AM by robsb

You don't need Color Efex Pro to do this. Take your image, and if you have space that you can give up don't crop the image. Now with the image open Select the Marque tool, and pick any of the methods, but for a rectangular frame, pick the rectangular marque. Make sure you have the minus version selected and now draw your frame. The area outside the frame is now selected and you can use ANY tool in CNX2 to work this region, so you can blur it, colorize it, apply gradients, etc to your hearts content i.e. using any tool in CNX2.

As far as signature is concerned, if you are careful you can create a colorize brush and write the signature right on the image. Since it will be an edit step you can easily remove it if you are not happy with the results.

Now for short soapbox message.

With a bit of imagination it is possible to create many of the effects you find in tools like Color effects pro. As you experiment and you find a series of edit steps that work for you, you can save these edit steps to be recalled at any time to add the same effect to another image. CNX2 is way more powerful than most people realize.

Bob Baldassano
My Nikonians Gallery

"Nikonians membership - My most important photographic investment, after the
camera"

Retirement is a gift of time - Don't waste it!
Old age is a special gift that very few receive. Be thankful if you get it.

A general, generic topic Software for putting a border around the photographs an... [View all] , nileshmazumdar , Mon 27-Aug-12 05:32 PM
Subject
ID
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
1
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
3
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
4
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
6
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
7
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
10
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
9
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
2
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
5
Reply message RE: Software for putting a border around the photograph...
8