Claire Raymond

Claire Raymond

I have been a writer for 14 years now, I'll figure it out one day.

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  • Claire Raymond
    Published 3 years ago
    How To Tell Your Kids You Are Getting Divorced

    How To Tell Your Kids You Are Getting Divorced

    Divorce is complicated and can be incredibly difficult to understand for anyone, but particularly young children. They don't know anything about the emotional difficulties you can face in a marriage; as far as they know, marriage is about two people who love each other and will always be together. But sadly, this is not always the case; sometimes marriages simply don't work out for whatever reason, and the people that are affected most by divorces are always the children. It may not seem that way now, but a divorce can have a lingering impact on a child for many years—right up until adulthood. This is why it is important to explain divorce clearly, honestly and carefully.
  • Claire Raymond
    Published 3 years ago
    Signs That You Don't Trust Your Partner

    Signs That You Don't Trust Your Partner

    Sometimes people have trust issues and get paranoid about the most innocent things, but sometimes there are genuine reasons why you might start to become suspicious of someone. Knowing that you can trust your partner is essential, you can't be in a healthy, normal relationship without some degree of trust, but how do you know you can trust them? Your partner might not be trustworthy if:
  • Claire Raymond
    Published 3 years ago
    Removing Objects From A Photo: The GIMP Clone Method

    Removing Objects From A Photo: The GIMP Clone Method

    One of the most common things people want when having their photos edited is to have something removed from the photo. These things can range from removing a car in the background to removing an unwanted person in the foreground. There are quite a few ways you can remove something from a picture, and how easy it is will depend on a lot of things. But for this tutorial, I will focus on a basic, easy picture and use the "clone" method in GIMP.
  • Claire Raymond
    Published 3 years ago
    Editing Photos in GIMP: Using Unsharp Mask

    Editing Photos in GIMP: Using Unsharp Mask

    Sometimes photos need to be sharpened, it doesn't matter why, whether it is because of the sea mist that plagues anyone that lives by the coast or the pollution that haunts anyone that lives in the city, or simply because you just want to make your photo look a little bit sharper. Once upon a time, we would simply have had to write off a bad photo and move on, but now we can easily remedy a little bit of blur or a lack of crispness.
  • Claire Raymond
    Published 3 years ago
    Editing My Photos: The Power of Cropping

    Editing My Photos: The Power of Cropping

    We all know how cropping can remove some unwanted things from a photo; it can be a great way to tidy up a picture. From removing the irritating photobomber, to totally cropping out an ex, it can be your photo's best friend. But cropping can do so much more than just remove things, it can really help remove background clutter and pull focus to where you want it to be. Basically, cropping can give you much more control over your pictures.
  • Claire Raymond
    Published 3 years ago
    3 of the Best Free Photo Editors

    3 of the Best Free Photo Editors

    Anyone with a phone knows at least a little something about editing pictures, even if it is just applying a filter that makes you look a little bit more fabulous; it's quick, it's easy, and it makes a huge difference. But when it comes to real photo editors, it's not always that simple; there are so many to choose from, each offering a different level of professionalism and user-friendliness. The photo editor that is right for you will totally depend on what you are looking for and what kind of photos you take.