I was resizing some photos for my mother, cos she's even more usless with computers then I am. Whilst playing with photoshop I managed to do this:

I was suprised how easy it was to achieve what I think is a great effect simply by mucking about with photoshop. Don't ask me how I managed it. Here's the orginal photo:


I'd take a wild stab in the dark and say you reduced the number of colours...I have a habit of doing this setting stuff to .gif format.

I've edited your post to stop the photos appearing on the teaser on the front page.

babychaos's picture

No it was an acutally filter/effect thingy not me just changing the number of colors.

Thanks for editing it so it didn't take over the front page.

Dwain's picture

Probably a paint daub filter in the artistic settings.

brainwipe's picture

Looks like Cut Out or Posterize

fish's picture