Free Photo Editing for random people is so much fun though sounds like quite a crazy idea. 'What would I profit from editing someone's pictures for free?' is definitely an appropriate question and benefits are not that obvious.
Taking pictures easy as it seems still is quite tricky and most of pictures shot by amateurs require photo retouching. This problem has indeed been partially sold by image editing software and reaching the desired final result requires just a few manipulations … but what should that final result look like? This won’t tell you any computer in the world, so that is why digital artists of any level are in such of a great demand in spite of a variety of editing tools. Just like a usual painter a photochopper due to his experience knows what is most pleasant for a human eye.
Earning money is cool, but when you reach the level of a guru you feel some responsibility that some super heroes do and you are willing to help people just because you want make things better or at least look prettier. You will be definitely surprised by how many people your skill is requested. A few minutes a day of free photo editing will make someone’s self-esteem higher, nice memories more clear and lots of lots of happy eyeballs.
So where do you start? Photo related sites, forums devoted to photography, social networks and what not. It’s not really about how to do it, it’s all about a strong desire. And when you earn a strong reputation of a photo retoucher, besides enormous experience and the army of fans you can really get noticed and involved in a variety of great projects that will make you really happy =)
Photo montage just like a well staged magic trick arouses admiration, some confusion and unexplained feeling of joy and believing in miracles, so a man responsible for creation of this visual illusion is gaining high authority and recognition.
Photochoppers of high level are artists and each of them have their own style and admirers so there should not be any competition at first site, however photochop contests is an extremely growing trend on the internet . The level of participants is really high and the final results of some artists can be indeed called a masterpiece. If you are a retoucher this is sure a great idea to participate to challenge your skills or just grab some fresh ideas and inspiration. Another way to boost your creativity is to visit online photo manipulation galleries, start your own collection of photo montages, keep an eye on recent photo collage showcases.
Photo collage skills are vital for photographers and web designers so don’t hesitate to get acquainted with popular software and the rapidly growing community of photo choppers will be glad to help you.
A necessity in photo restoration may have a diminishing trend as people nowadays mostly keep their images in a digital format but still there tons of paper pictures that need to be restored and digitized. A tricky thing about restoration is to keep the style and looks as you've travelled back in time and just got it fresh printed.