Cathy Classics by Cathy Guisewite for August 14, 2022
Charlene: Here's a picture of Bob and the kids standing next to a canoe, taken with Bob's new digital camera. Here's the same shot cropped vertically on the computer...Here's the same shot zoomed in on the faces... Here's the same shot with the lake colored a different shade of blue... Here's the same shot with a kayak in place of the canoe... Here's the same shot with a border added... Here's the same shot in black and white... Here's the same shot with Leonardo Dicaprio's head put in instead of Bob's... Here's the same shot with cute word balloons over the kids' heads... Here's a shot of Bob suggesting that in my spare time I try all 600 editing options on each of our other 150 vacation photos before I "pop them into the albums". And here's a shot of a nice big truck taking Bob and all his electronic doodads far, far away for a little quiet reflection. The computer. One way or the other, simplifying life.
Purple People Eater 7 months ago
They have a digital camera and only took 150 vacation pictures? I bought my first digital camera when I was on vacation, and I took about 500 pictures in the next two days.
vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 7 months ago
I wonder if there is business where I can send my digital photos to have all that stuff done to them and I can simply chose the ones I like and have them published in book format, like a high school year book. I still wouldn’t do it, but it would be cool.
mistercatworks 7 months ago
I’ve been a photographer since I was a teenager. While I don’t miss the hours in the darkroom, digital photography can be a mixed blessing. I now have two “serious” cameras and two devices that can take photos. Between automatic bracketing, burst mode and always having a camera in my pocket, I have come to dread facing the sheer number of photos I have to review to find those “nuggets of gold”. However, once I do process a photo, it goes into cloud storage and I’ll never spend another weekend looking through hundreds of prints in cabinets and drawers around the house, hunting for that lost photo. :)
rgcviper 7 months ago
The word “embellish” in the top right panel made me laugh. Little did I know what was coming …
The line about Leo DiCaprio’s head in the bottom left panel also made me chuckle, for the absurdity. Although, with our favorite nut-job, little is truly absurd. Ha.
HI, MOM. Happy Sunday, “Cathy” Clan.