Stackables formulas or texture recipes are a great way to build a unique library of textures and adjustments. Using formulas and adapting them to individual images helps to give image collections a cohesive feel.
The inspiration for this article came from a week away in Portugal. Until I studied some street shots closely, I discarded them as a waste of a tap. When I did get chance to look at them through fresh eyes though, I saw a few things that I liked. Specifically regarding this image, I used two captures as raw material for a single atmospheric composition.
Yellow Rose is a painterly textured iPhoneography still life floral image processed using textures from both Snapseed and Stackables. Its inspiration stems from Skipology selecting Stackables as app of the week this week.
I was incredibly thankful and humbled when my friends in the mobile photography community nominated me recently for an AMPt Selections Feature. I was quite shocked when Todd from the AMPt Leadership Team contacted me to say I was one of a small number to be featured. I am honoured.
Michael Orton started using this technique in the mid 1980s. His aim was to create a watercolor styled photograph by combining various captures of the same scene. The process is also known as Orton imagery and the Orton slide sandwich. An iPhoneography workflow.
My iPhoneography image ‘trio’ was created during my experiments in using motion blur either at capture or in post processing as part of an app stacking painterly method of processing. I am honoured that it has been showcased.