Sheila Gets a Picnik is a free (with the option of a Pro account) website on which you can edit your favourite photos and make them have a bit more oomph. BCxFour’s Carolynn made a great post (Picnik Tutorial - Retro Ranger) in which she gave a tutorial on Picnik effects. I decided to have a go. I took a photo of Sheila I had shot a few hours before, and uploaded in onto my Picnik account, and had a mess around. Here’s the result.


New (and Improved)

I really like it.

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  1. Ohhh very cool! I dont think you over did the blur at all!