Elan Morgan is a writer and web designer who works from Elan.Works, a designer and editor at GenderAvenger, and a speaker who has spoken across North America. They believe in and work to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

Sunday Morning Coffee: A Workflow

Take the original photo with Hipstamatic using the Adler 9009 lens and RTV film:

Saturday morning coffee 3a

Then, open the image in Camera+, click Edit » Scenes » Auto. Then, click FX Effects » Retro » Fashion » Intensity , and then drag the slider left until it is at 33%. Save it to the Camera Roll.

Saturday morning coffee 3b

Open the photo in Instagram. Then, click Lo-fi » click on the small square in the upper left to remove the frame.

Saturday morning coffee 3c

Before and after:

Saturday morning coffee 3aSaturday morning coffee 3c

And there you have a rather lovely looking Palinode having his morning coffee. I didn't want to forget the red of his sweater in the fall morning light.

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