Affinity Photo Beta continues to be updated, very nearly every week. I had a little play with some of the built in filters to see how they worked. The one thing which keeps impressing me is the sheer speed at which this program works.
This is an example of using the Detect Edges filter with some added vignette.
A normal cropped version of the file I used:
A slightly larger crop with the above mentioned filters:
An interesting effect.
Unfortunately my nest boxes continue to have vacant possession.
One I have been keeping my eye on is the feed from Simon King's Tawny Owl box. Two eggs have been laid and one has hatched. The chick is only a few days old.
The video feed can be found by following THIS LINK
There is live video day and night as there is IR lighting. The female stays in the nest most of the time and the male brings food. At the time of writing it looks like there are three dead rats stored ready for a hungry mother and chick.
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