Cross-Processing Images in the Gimp

Color film photography looks to be fading fast; recently the last rolls of Kodachrome film were developed by the last place in the world that can process it. While black-and-white film development is commonly done in home laboratories, color film development requires specialized chemicals that were usually only available on an industrial scale. It appears…

Creating the Orton Effect in Gimp

Recently I decided to learn how to write scripts in the Gimp image-editing program to automate certain tasks. The first task I wanted to automate was the Orton effect. This is an effect invented by Michael Orton in the 1990s, which consists of taking two copies of an image, one blurred, and one sharp, and…