I Got A Great New Toy Today

Real Estate Agent with Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. AB95346

This afternoon, I had to got to The Apple Store to have one of their young geniouses tweek my I-Phone.  While I was waiting I played with the new I-Pad, and when I couldn't comment on a blog buddy's post, I moved on. 

Now, it's almost impossible for me to walk into an Apple Store without buying something, and then I saw it! 

I'd heard about Aperture 3, which is the better-than-IPhoto picture editing app for Mac. 

It'll take a while to figure it out, but after I installed it on my computers, I started to fool with this photo of Willie the Labradoodle.

It started like this:

Then I fooled with it and it turned into this

Then this:

And then:

Looking at these next to one another, it's not like one is better than the other.  But as I figure Aperture out, they might be.  It's just one more fun tool to make my dog and my listings look better.





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Lisa VonBargen
Photography7522 - Estes Park, CO
Estes Park Real Estate Photographer

Fun toys...I love my trips to the Apple Store in Boulder! Can't wait for an ipad, either...

May 06, 2010 11:14 PM #6
Patricia Kennedy
Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. - Washington, DC
For Your Home in the Capital

Willie likes the second to the last the best, too! 

And I do love Apple Stores!  They have a great energy level, and they always seem to be busy.

May 06, 2010 11:20 PM #7
Richard T. Dolbeare
Keller Williams Realty - Lihue, HI
R(B), ABR, CRS...Hawaii Multi-Island Specialist

Hi Patricia,

Ah, it sounds like you have Apple-itis for sure!  It makes it easy to shop when you're happy with just one brand.

Aloha & best wishes.

May 06, 2010 11:44 PM #8
Robert (Alaska Bob) Swetz
REALTY ONE GROUP - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 702.443.7156 - Las Vegas, NV
Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent

Apple has some great products and I have a Mac Pro 17 inch and I love it, I run all my videos through it!

VB ;-)

May 07, 2010 12:03 AM #9
Jane Peters
Power Brokers Int'l - Los Angeles, CA
Connecting you to the L.A. real estate scene

Uh oh,  I think he looked more attractive before you started.

May 07, 2010 12:12 AM #10
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Enjoy the new toys... Willie is a great looking dog!  I love the photos.  Great job.

May 07, 2010 12:16 AM #11
Don Spera
CR Property Group, LLC - East York, PA
Serving York and Adams County, PA

With all this advanced technology, I don't think the banks will allow for me to take out a 3rd mortgage, as we can get into a buying frenzy ;<)

May 07, 2010 12:24 AM #12
Steve Shatsky
Dallas, TX

Hi Pat... I don't think that Willie requires photo image enhancement.  He looks perfect in his natural state!

May 07, 2010 12:27 AM #13
Lisa Hill
Florida Property Experts - Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate

I think my favorited photo editing tool is always the sharpness, regardless of the program. I seem to be addicted to sharpening everything! lol

May 07, 2010 12:36 AM #14
Darren Revell
Keller Williams Realty Temecula Valley - Temecula, CA

I think I like the original one as well.. but, to each his own.. Those apple stores.. Where can I buy a pear?

May 07, 2010 01:16 AM #15
Sheldon Neal
Bergen County, NJ - RE/MAX Real Estate Limited - Maywood, NJ
That British Agent Bergen County NJ

I LOVE new toys like that !!!!!

May 07, 2010 01:32 AM #16
Michael Thornton
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297

It is hard for me to walk into an Apple outlet and not walk out with something too. That is why I stay away - LOL...

Helping you help others live their American dream...

May 07, 2010 05:13 AM #17
Jim Hale
Eugene Oregon's Best Home Search Website

Computers.  Pets.

They pretty much the same roll for a lot of us.

May 07, 2010 05:23 AM #18
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

Pat-step away from the Apple store.  Leave poor Willie alone.  He has enough issues already without being cropped and manipulated in a photo editing program :-)

May 07, 2010 07:19 AM #19
Paula McDonald
CHEVAUX Group, PLLC - The Woodlands, TX
CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279

What did you think about the IPad?  I am hearing mixed reviews.  BTW, sweet doggie!

May 07, 2010 10:16 AM #20
Debi Boucher
Real Estate Showcase Photography - Woodland Park, CO
"Realtor Showcase" - Real Estate Photography/Virtual Tours

Way to go Pat! Play Play Play! Isn't it fun?


May 07, 2010 11:10 AM #21
Tony & Darcy Cannon
Keller Williams Legacy - Woods Cross, UT
The C Team

Patricia, looks like a fun toy!  It does some great things! 

May 07, 2010 12:33 PM #22
Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Palm Harbor, FL
Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

Pat - My son and I were discussing the pros and cons of Mac just last night - and I was referring to you during the conversation - were your ears ringing?????

May 07, 2010 03:11 PM #23
Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities
Charlemagne International Properties - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A.

Willie looks good in all the pics!  A new toy is so much fun--enjoy!

May 07, 2010 04:52 PM #24
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Patricia - Your dog is adorable!  I haven't had my hands on an I Pad yet, but getting closer!  The great fun about photography is the tinkering and exploring!

May 07, 2010 09:57 PM #25
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