It’s actually the San Diego County Fair, but for decades it was Del Mar Fair, so that’s what I call it. Anyway, I’ve always wanted to photograph those pastel swing carousel things and decided to give it a go with the iPhone. No way I was lugging a DSLR around fairgrounds all day long.
First up, the “Wave Swinger” at rest:
Next, the same photo with some brightening, cross processing and desaturation for a vintage look:
Then, two Instagram versions created with the PhotoToaster app:
I deliberately rotated the image for more interest.
This time, the swings in action:
Lastly, an Instagram version with the Amaro filter:
If you ever forget what filter you used on an instagram, look up the photo on Webstagram and you’ll see the filter name in the upper right corner. Webstagram also makes it easier to view instagrams and comment, because you’re on a computer keyboard rather than that tiny iPhone keypad. I have skinny fingers, but I still make typos on the phone.
Great weekend, everyone!