Here's how to make a photo within itself. It's easy to get started. This is what you'll need:
-Picture Frame
-Image-Editing Software(Photoshop, GIMP )

This tutorial is mirrored on my blog.

Step 1: Shoot Frame

Take a shot of your subject holding the picture frame.
<p><a href="https://www.instructables.com/member/JamesRPatrick/" rel="nofollow">JamesRPatrick</a> incredible post and innovative ideas for photo frame. I like it this amazing information. </p><p>I did a photo into frame in photoshop tutorial <a href="http://www.photoshophelps.com/2015/09/17/photoshop-tutorials-fit-a-photo-in-a-ready-frame-expertly/" rel="nofollow">http://www.photoshophelps.com/2015/09/17/photoshop...</a> <br>I took a frame and fit a picture by transformations. </p>
this guy using Photoshop Elements
This is known as the Droste effect after a Dutch CoCoa brand that had this effect on the label. Actually you can get a free plugin for Gimp called MathMap that has code for doing Droste that allows you to do this effect very easily with great control. (There is a free one for Photo Shop CS4 too). The plugins also allow you to do spiral forms like Escher used.<br> You can find lots on this if you search for &quot;Gimp Droste&quot; for example: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshsommers/378056770/" rel="nofollow">http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshsommers/378056770/</a>
Okay, here's my effort, aided by my kids. This is day 2 of my <a href="https://www.instructables.com/community/30-days-of-instructables-for-real-this-time/">30 day instructables</a> personal challenge
That's really good! I like how it looks like a mirror.
Thanks! I'm having it printed, hopefully tomorrow, then I'll put it in that actual frame and hang it there. I'll post a picture of the setup when it's completed.
That's awesome. Way to take it to the next level!
OK, I printed and hung the actual picture in place tonight; here are the kids admiring their modeling/acting skills before going to bed. No, really, this is not just another virtual level!<br> <br> This was quite a fun project!
Haha I'm considering doing this myself.
That's pretty cool Alan!
Simple, easy, fun, great results..... Nice instructable!
This is my try with an old illustration I had. I also used Gimp. Thanks for the tutorial! F.
Looks like you got the hang of it! Good job cutting around the hands, by the way.<br>
Is there a way to do this with a portrait, for instance? I can't think of how that would work?<br>Thanks,<br>CJ
There is! Take <a href="http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/aroundthemall/files/2008/12/stephen-colbert-portrait-at-smithsonian.jpg">this example of Stephen Colbert</a>. Now, he had this painted for himself, but you could emulate it by scanning a portrait with a picture frame somewhere on the canvas. Just replace whatever's in the frame.
i love these things <br>
Thanks! You should make your own!

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