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These articles are the most popular over the last month.
All the Ways to Make a Screen Shot on a Mac
Here's a summary of all the shortcuts you can use to capture your screen using Mac OS X.
11 Fabulous Free Photo Editors for Windows
Even if you can't afford to spend anything on software, you can still find free software to help you create and edit your photos and images. See the top picks for the best free photo editors.
Troubleshooting Photoshop Scratch Disk Problems
Learn what the Photoshop scratch disk is, how to deal with the scratch disk full errors, and how to set Photoshop's scratch disk for best performance.
How to Take a Sceenshot on Windows
Learn how to capture a screen shot of your desktop or an active window to save as an image in Windows without installing additional software.
Thinking of Buying a Graphics Tablet? Read This...
Find out if a graphics tablet is right for you and learn which features to look for in the pen and tablet you choose.
How to Reduce Photos to Use Online
It's important to reduce the size of photos you will be using for email and the Web. Learn how to get your pictures down to an appropriate size for online use.
How to Grab a Screen Shot on iOS
Learn how to capture a screen shot from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch running iOS without having to install any third-party apps.
How to Add Outlines in Photoshop
Learn how to add a thick outline to text and objects in Photoshop 4 and up without rendering the text layer.
GIF, JPEG, TIFF... What Image Format Should I...
Learn which format is best for saving your images with these general guidelines and brief file format explanations.
How to Quickly Select Multiple Photos in iOS 7
Back in iOS 4 there was a little-known trick for selecting multiple photos in the default Apple Photos
Is Your Mac Photo Editor On This List? See the...
If you can't afford to purchase software, you can still find free software to create and edit images. These are my picks for the top free image editors and painting programs for Macintosh.
PhotoScape for Windows: a Fun Free Photo Editor
PhotoScape is free photo editing software for Windows which is jam-packed with features, while remaining very easy to use.
Use Photoshop to Add Sepia Tone to Your Photo
Step-by-step instructions tell you how to apply a sepia tone to a photo in Photoshop. A sepia tone can gives a picture a warm, antique feeling and it's not at all hard to do!
The Trick for Putting Text on a Circle in...
Logos and other artwork use type on a circle. This tutorial will show you how to put text around a circle with Adobe Illustrator.
How to Create a Soft Fade Vignette Effect in...
How to create a vignette or soft fade effect flexibly and non-destructively using Photoshop's layer masks.
Where to Try Photoshop for Free
Need to download Photoshop? Here are some tips for where to find a free download of Photoshop without risking a computer virus or having your credit card stolen.
Easy Instructions for Copying Images or Text...
Simple instructions on how to copy graphics or text from an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.
How to Unlock the Background Layer in Photoshop
Most photos open with the background locked. Here's how to unlock it.
Are You Using the Best Touch Screen Stylus for...
What's the best stylus for iPad and other touch screens? Here's a collection of stylus reviews for iPad and other touch screens, along with advice on what to consider when choosing an iPad or tablet stylus.
Adobe Photoshop Basics Free Online Class -...
The outline for the free online course for Adobe Photoshop Basics. Provides an overview of the lessons.
How to Combine 2 Pictures onto 1 Page in...
This tutorial will show you how to combine two photos into one document using Photoshop Elements and add some text to the new document.
Grunge or Rubber Stamp Text Effect in Photoshop
This tutorial will show you how to apply a rubber stamp, grunge, or distressed effect to text or an image with Photoshop.
The GIMP Review: A Free, Open-Source,...
GIMP is a bitmap/pixel based image manipulation program for photo editing and retouching, and creating images and animations.
Know the Difference Between Bitmap and Vector...
Learn about the differences between the two major types of 2D graphics: scalable vector graphics and pixel-based bitmap images.
How Many Pixels are Needed for Photo Printing?
Here's a handy chart to guide you when determining how many pixels you will need for printing standard size photos.
Batch Process and Automate Tasks with Actions...
Learn how to record a simple action for resizing a set of images and then use it with the batch automate command for processing multiple images.
Want to Make Fantastic Photo Edits? Try These...
Even if you don't think you need edit photos before you print or share them, these few, simple things can make those good photos so much better.
Things to Consider Before You Buy Photo Editing...
Photo and image editors allow you to create and modify bitmap-based graphics and photographic images. Learn how to choose the best image editor for your needs.
How to Make Your Photos Bigger With Minimal...
Learn how to increase image resolution with minimal loss in image quality to get bigger photo prints at higher quality.
An Easy Guide to Using Patterns in Illustrator
Patterns in Illustrator are easy to use, and they can be applied to fills, strokes, and even resized, rotated, or repositioned within an object.
Removing the Background - Photoshop Magnetic...
Step by step instructions for removing the background from an image using the magnetic lasso tool in Photoshop 5.0 and quick mask mode to refine the selection.
How to Use the Stroke Effect to Outline Objects...
Learn how to add an outline to text in Photoshop 6.0 and up without rendering the type layer. This technique uses layer styles so the type remains editable.
Learn About Paint.NET, a Popular Free Photo...
Paint.NET is a free pixel-based image editor suitable for basic image enhancement and more advanced creative work on Windows machines.
Remove Red Eye Manually with Photoshop
Instructions for removing red eye with Photoshop manually in older versions or when the one-click red eye tool is not giving you acceptable results.
Wondering How To Save Edited Photos in...
Lightroom does not have a Save command, but that doesn't mean you can't save the edits you make in Lightroom.
10 Great Pressure-Sensitive Graphics Tablets
These are the most popular brands and models of graphics tablets available in the US. The pressure-sensitive graphics tablets featured here are well-suited to both professional and home users who will be using the tablet for photo editing and digital art, or as a mouse replacement.
What is a Watermark and How Do I Add One To My...
Learn how to create an effective watermark and apply it to your digital photos or art work.
How to Install Photoshop Presets Including...
How to install preset files to get them working in Photoshop, along with links to where you can find these free goodies.
Add a Pencil Drawn Effect to a Photo Using...
Learn how to turn a photo into a pencil drawing in Photoshop using filters, blending modes, and multiple layers.
Top 12 Art-Oriented Software Programs
These art-oriented software programs are designed especially for painting, drawing, coloring, and creating original art work. Most of them have tools to mimic traditional artistic media such as oils, watercolors, acrylics, pencils, markers, crayons, chalk, pastels, and felt pens. Many of them also offer a variety of unusual, non-traditional tools. Several are even free!
The 3 Best Photo Editors for Mac OS X?
This article discusses the strengths and weaknesses of several Mac image editors and will help you find the best Mac photo editor for you.
The Best Ways to Share Digital Photos
Email is an easy way to share your digital photos, but it can also annoy your friends and family. Explore other options for sharing photos online.
How to Remove Moiré Patterns From...
How to use Photoshop or Photoshop Elements to remove moire patterns from photos that have been scanned from books, magazines or newspapers.
Speed Up Your Photoshop Editing with These...
These are the keyboard shortcuts that I use the most, along with some that I don't use often, but always end up having to look up when I need them.
How to Use Any Image as a Pattern Fill in...
Learn how to define an image or selection as a pattern that can be used to fill a layer or selection in Photoshop.
Removing the Background - Photoshop Pen Tool
Step by step instructions for removing the background from an image with the pen tool in Photoshop.
Getting Started with Clipping Masks in...
A clipping mask is an easy, nondestructive way to cut a picture into any shape in both Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
Removing the Background - Photoshop Channel Mask
An amazingly simple technique for removing the background from an image by creating a mask from an existing color channel in Photoshop.
The Top 12 Tools for Managing Digital Photos
Digital photo software is designed for people who want to organize and share personal and family photos, but don't want to spend a lot of time editing them. Here is a roundup of the best digital photo software for viewing, browsing, organizing, cataloging, sorting, touching-up, printing, and sharing your digital photos, images, and other media.
Use the Windows Snipping Tool to Grab Screen...
Before Windows Vista, if you wanted a screen shot you had to use the less than intuitive method of pressing the print screen key and pasting the screen shot into a graphics program to add markup and save it. With Windows Vista, Microsoft has included a utility called the Snipping Tool to make capturing screen shots easier.
A Quick Guide to Using Stroke Path Method to...
Many advanced options are hidden in Photoshop's Brushes palette. By adjusting the spacing we can create a custom brush to make dotted lines. This method uses a path and the paintbrush tool.
Illustrator Tutorial: Halloween Spiders and...
Learn how to draw a spider and web in Adobe Illustrator for Halloween. Part one shows you how to create the web.
The Best Software for Creating Logos
Learn what graphics software is best for creating logos and text-based graphics.
Easy Fix for Pet Eye in Your Cat and Dog Photos
This tutorial shows you a fairly easy way to fix the pet eye problem using photo-editing software to paint over the problem part of the eye.
How to Install Fonts for Photoshop's Use Only
Here's how you can install fonts that you want to make available in Photoshop's menu's but that won't load with Windows and won't be accessible from other (non-Adobe) Windows applications.
How to Do Black and White with Selective Color...
Black and white with selective color is a popular effect to make one element of a photo stand out. Here's how to do it non-destructively with adjustment layers.
Smart Stylus Roundup: Pressure-Sensitive...
Here's a roundup of the best pressure-sensitive smart stylus pens for creating art with your iPad.
An Easy Template for Creating a Greeting Card...
This tutorial will walk you through how to create a create a greeting card with Photoshop using a provided template.
Put Text on a Path or in a Shape in Photoshop
Photoshop allows you to put type on a path or into a shape. Learn how to use this feature in Photoshop version CS and higher.
How to Make Chalkboard Graphic Effects in...
Learn how to create a chalkboard effect in Photoshop for your crafty projects or web pages.
6 Touch Screen Stylus Pens and Brushes for...
Learn about the best stylus pens and brushes for drawing and painting on the iPad and other touch screen tablets.
Don't Let This Happen to You! How to Correct...
Are your portrait orientation pictures displaying sideways on your computer or online? Learn how to get those vertical photos to display correctly instead of sideways.
An Easy Guide to Saving Pictures in Safari on iOS
Have you ever wanted to save an image while browsing the web with mobile Safari on your iPod Touch or iPhone? It's easy to do!
Wondering What Graphics Software Is? Here's the...
Learn what graphics software is and isn't, who uses graphics software, and get direction on finding the best graphics software for your needs and budget.
Before You Remove a Watermark from a Photo,...
A watermark is intentionally hard to remove from a digital photo. This article discusses whether watermarks can--and should--be removed.
Essential Text Effects in Adobe Illustrator
Learn how to dress up your text in Adobe Illustrator using gradients, patterns, and brush strokes. These techniques are the building blocks for creating a variety of type effects in Illustrator.
Everything You Need to Know About Screen Shots
A screenshot is a snapshot, or picture, of your computer screen. Learn what you need to know about taking screen shots in Windows, Mac, and iOS.
Adobe Bridge File Browser in Adobe Photoshop...
Photoshop's File Browser has been completely rebuilt and renamed Adobe Bridge. The Bridge is an entirely separate application that can be launched independently and becomes the new hub for the Creative Suite. Adobe Bridge is included with Adobe Photoshop CS2, Adobe Illustrator CS2, Adobe InDesign CS2, and Adobe GoLive CS2. Adobe Bridge offers additional functionality when installed as a part of Adobe Creative Suite 2. Page 8.
Tips for Using Inkscape to Make Templates for...
This tutorial will explain how you can use Inkscape for making templates to use in cutting machines. Learn the tips and tricks for converting your files to a vector format that is compatible with popular cutting machines. Page 2.
How To View Pictures On Your Computer
What to do when your graphics won't open or your file associations stop functioning.
How to Resize Multiple Pictures with Picasa
You can resize a whole folder of pictures or multiple pictures at once using the free photo software Picasa.
One-Stroke Heart in Illustrator
This tutorial will show you a quick and easy way to draw a perfect heart in Illustrator every time using the pen tool and one three-click stroke.
Tools and Techniques for Removing Backgrounds...
Explore a variety of tools and techniques for removing the background from graphic images with Adobe Photoshop. Includes step by step tutorials using the background eraser tool, channel masks, the magnetic lasso tool, the pen tool, and using a combination of techniques for making more complex selections.
A Review of Google's Picasa Photo Software
Picasa is a flashy and functional digital photo organizer and editor which has improved considerably since its first release.
Photoshop PDF Tutorials by John Woods - For...
John Woods is a Digital Imaging Specialist for Kodak, and an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop 5.0. He created these tutorials to help some people internally at Kodak, and has made them freely available to the Photoshop community.
Dates on Pictures are Ugly! Learn How To Remove...
Explore several techniques for removing a date from a photo.
Printing a PDF? Try This Awesome Trick
If you've ever wanted to print just a portion of a PDF file from Adobe Reader, this is how you can do it. It also allows you to enlarge the selected area to fill the entire page, if desired.
Removing the Background - Photoshop's...
Removing the background in Photoshop is easy using the background eraser tool in Photoshop 5.5. Get step by step instructions for using the background eraser tool to erase the sky and leave the jets and vapor trails.
Toggle Between Precise Cursors and Standard...
How to toggle between precise cursors and standard cursors in Photoshop, and what to do when your cursor inexplicably changes.
Get Free Custom Shapes for Photoshop and...
Free speech balloon shapes for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements with text bubbles, speech balloons, text bursts, cartoon texts, and quote shapes.
Wondering What OEM Software Is? Here's the Answer
OEM software is sold to computer builders and hardware manufacturers for bundling. There is much confusion surrounding the direct sale of OEM software.
How to Keep Photoshop from Snapping to Document...
Does it annoy you how Photoshop likes to snap to the document edges when using the crop tool, selection tools and so on?
Easy Instructions for Text on a Curve in...
How to create text that flows along a path or the outline of a shape in CorelDRAW.
Lost Your Photoshop Serial Number? Here's What...
What to do if you've lost your Photoshop or other Adobe software serial number.
How to Make a Photo Look like It's a Polaroid
Download a ready-to-use Polaroid frame template for quickly adding a Polaroid frame to any photo without having to create the frame from scratch.
Is Photoshop Worth the Extra Money Compared to...
Is Photoshop worth the extra $500 compared to Photoshop Elements? Check out this overview of the differences and decide for yourself.
Apply a Graphic Watermark to Your Photos in GIMP
This tutorial shows how to apply a graphic watermark to an image in GIMP. Applying your logo or a copyright notice to your photos as a graphic watermark can discourage people from misusing the photos that you post online.
How to Quickly Correct Overexposed (Washed Out)...
Learn how to quickly correct a washed out photo with layers and blend modes in Photoshop.
How To Remove the Background in a Bitmap Using...
Step-by-step instructions for dropping out the background color in a bitmap image using the bitmap color mask feature in CorelDraw.
How iPad's Features Stack-Up for Pro Photography
More serious photographers, and those who shoot raw camera files, may be wondering if the iPad can fit into a raw photography workflow. This article discusses some of the ways photographers can utilize an iPad, as well as the limitations of the iPad for photographers.
How to Save Photoshop Files for Older Versions
Learn how to maximize file compatibility when saving Photoshop files that you will need to open in an older version of Photoshop.
2 Ways to Fix Skewed Horizons in Photos...
If you have a picture that was taken with the camera tilted or scanned at an angle, Photoshop offers two tools to fix this quickly--the measure tool and the crop tool. Here are step-by step instructions for straightening a crooked photo or scan in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, plus a way to correct perspective at the same time.
How to Draw Shape Outlines in Photoshop Elements
Step-by-step instructions show you how to create an outlined shape in Photoshop Elements using the shape tool, layer styles, selections, and the stroke command.
How to Save a JPEG from GIMP
This article looks at how GIMP makes it easy to save and export files to JPEG format.
How to Add and Save Custom Pattern Sets in...
How to add your own patterns and save custom pattern sets and other presets using the Preset Manager in Photoshop 6 and higher.
Understanding Layers in Your Image Editor
If you've never explored layers in your graphics software, you are really limiting yourself. Working on a single background layer can be very unforgiving as any work that you do permanently alters the pixels. This article provides a basic for understanding layers in many image editing programs. Page 2.
Adobe Photoshop Basics - Lesson 8c - Dodge Burn...
Lesson 8c in the Adobe Photoshop Basics course provides an introduction to the dodge burn and sponge toning and retouching tools.
Know Your JPEG File: Surprising Facts and...
The JPEG image format is one of the most widely used digital image formats. It's also the most misunderstood. Here's a collection of some common misconceptions and facts about JPEG images.
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Review and Rating
For the ultimate in graphics power and flexibility, Photoshop can't be beat. Learn about the features, pros, and cons of Photoshop CS6 in this expert review.
Speeding up SVG creation
What is SVG. Graphics Software.
Removing the Background - Photo-Paint's...
Step by step instructions for removing a background using Photo-Paint. The transparent color selection tool is used to erase the sky and leave the jets and vapor trails, then other tools and commands help to refine the image and make it appear more realistic in its new background.
Tips for Getting Truer Colors in Print
You may have found that your printer doesn't always print color as you see it on the monitor. Learn the basics of this problem - Why it happens and what you can do about it.
How to Get Free Custom Frame and Border Shapes...
Download free custom shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements by Shelby Kate Schmitz. This collection includes 126 frame and border custom shape designs in 3 sets (42 shapes each).
What to Expect from JPEGCrops (Batch Photo...
JPEGCrops is free software to help you quickly rotate and crop multiple photos to standard photo sizes without loss of quality.
Fix a Bad Scan with Live Trace in Illustrator
Learn from this tutorial how to use Illustrator CS4 to re-create a logo from a poor quality scan, three different ways; automatically trace the logo using Live Trace, manually trace the logo using a template layer, and use a matching font. You'll discover that each way has its pros and cons, and be given a greater understanding of Illustrator as a whole since it involves the use of the Artboard tool, Pen tool, Eyedropper tool, Live Paint Bucket tool, Character panel, Pathfinder panel, Color panel, and more.
Wondering What PPI Is? Here's the Answer
The definition of ppi, pixels per inch, as it relates to graphics software.
Add a Watermark to Protect Your Photos from...
Learn how to protect your photos and images by adding a translucent copyright watermark over them to identify them as your own work. This technique does not require you to render the layer, so your text remains editable.
Photoshop Crop Tool Stuck? Here's the Fix
What to do when Photoshop's crop tool does not behave normally.
How to Use Tagging to Organize Your Digital...
This article will help you understand tagging, a new way of organizing digital photos and other data.
Adobe Photoshop Basics - Lesson 1a - Menu Bar
Lesson 1a in the Adobe Photoshop Basics course provides an overview of the menu bar.
How To Create Text That Fills a Shape in...
How to create text that flows to fill a shape in CorelDRAW.
How to Select Multiple Photos in iOS
Here's a little tip for to save time when you want to select multiple photos in iOS 4.
Create a Hand Drawn Font Using Illustrator and...
Learn how you can create your very own font using Illustrator and the free online web service fontastic.me.
Adobe Photoshop Basics - Lesson 8b - Blur...
Lesson 8b in the Adobe Photoshop Basics course provides an introduction to the blur, sharpen, and smudge retouching tools.
Wondering What Photoshop Portable Is? Read This
Information about photoshop portable version and photoshop lite free downloads.
The 9 Best Advanced Vector-Based Illustrator...
Illustration or drawing software offers vector-based graphics editing and creation capabilities for creating simple, non-photographic drawings and illustrations such as logos and stylized art. Those in the advanced category are powerful enough for high-end professional design and business use.
Best Pratices for Transparent Image Use in Design
Tips for preserving transparency when you have a partially transparent image and you need to use it somewhere else.
How to Put an Image Inside Text with Photoshop
In this tutorial you will learn to put an image or photo inside text using a clipping mask in Photoshop. In addition, you will learn to use some of the text tools in the character panel, and you'll add an outline to the text using the stroke layer effect.
A Guide to Sizing Images for Online Sharing
For posting photos online, you don't need nearly as many pixels as you do for printing. Here are guidelines for what size to use when you share photos online.
How to Reduce GIF File Size for Better Web Site...
Tips to help you optimize GIF images to make the file size smaller for faster downloading on the web.
How to Upload Pictures to Facebook from Picasa
The Picasa Uploader for Facebook will add a button to your Picasa program enabling you to upload directly to Facebook in a new or existing album.
Halloween Trio: How to Draw a Bat, Witch's Hat,...
Halloween is almost here, so this week let's learn how to draw a bat, a witch's hat, and a ghost in Adobe Illustrator. Tutorial by Sara Froehlich.
Religious and Christian Shapes Set for...
Download several sets of free shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. These shapes are based on Christian symbols and includes crosses, doves, fish, stars, and many more Christian objects and symbols.
Pixel Image Editors and Vector Illustration...
An overview and comparison of bitmap-based image editing software and vector-based illustration software, the two primary categories of 2D graphics software programs.
How to Create a Collage with Photomerge in...
Photoshop's Photomerge tool can combine multiple pictures into one file--such as a before and after comparison, or to create a photo collage.
The Quick Way to Erase Dust Spots and Specks...
I'm going to show you a quick way to remove the dust in Photoshop or Elements without taking out too much detail, and without endlessly clicking.
Grunge Layer Styles for Photoshop and Photoshop...
How to change the color of a layer style in Photoshop Elements using a hue/saturation adjustment. Page 4.
Understand Metadata: The Hidden Information in...
Metadata is descriptive information embedded inside a photo, image or other file. Learn about metadata formats for photo files including IPTC and XMP.
How do I change the print size of a digital...
By setting the print size, you can ensure your pictures print at the size you want them to.
How to Create Animated GIFs in GIMP
GIMP offers users with basic experience the tools to produce simple animated GIF files. Learn how to produce an animated GIF in GIMP with this tutorial.
All About Pixia Free Photo Editor for Windows
Pixia is a free pixel-based image editor suitable for basic image enhancement and more advanced creative work on Windows machines.
How to Focus on a Photo's Subject by Making the...
One of the more popular photo effects you may have seen is the black and white partial color effects, where a photo is converted to black and white, except for one object in the photo which is made to stand out by keeping it in color. This tutorial shows you a non-destructive way to do it using a layer mask in the free photo editor The GIMP.
Grab These Free Photoshop Highlight and Sparkle...
Download free brush sets for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. This collection includes sparkle brushes which can be used for highlight or reflection.
How to Straighten a Crooked photo in GIMP
We probably all have pictures we took when the camera was not perfectly level, resulting in a skewed horizon line, or crooked object. I'm going to show you how easy it is to correct a crooked photo with the rotate tool in The GIMP.
Adobe Photoshop Basics - Lesson 7 - Exercise 2...
Adobe Photoshop Basics Lesson 7 Exercise 2 - Practice painting straight lines and connected lines with the painting tools.
Find Out How Many Computers You Can Legally Use...
Find out how many computers you are allowed to install Photoshop on according to the license agreement.
How To Fill Text With an Image in Photoshop...
Learn how to fill text with an image, gradient, or pattern in Photoshop 5 without rendering the layer. Create multicolored text that remains editable.
How to Make an HDR Photo in GIMP with the...
This easy tutorial will show you how to use the Exposure Blend plugin in GIMP to produce an HDR photo.
How to Create a Clock Face in Illustrator
Illustrator's Transform Again command can save you a lot of work. Used with the rotate tool, it can also save you from doing the math. See how easy it is to space objects around a circle combining these two tools. After you learn the secret, you can use this method to place petals around and flower and much more!
Free American Patriotic Layer Styles for...
Download a free set of 36 layer styles featuring red, white, and blue USA patriotic colors, compatible with Photoshop and Photoshop Elements on Windows or Mac.
How to Use "Live Trace" to Change Bitmaps into...
With Illustrator's Live Trace tool you will be able to trace logos, sketches, scans, and many other bitmap images to create vector art.
Add a Text Watermark in GIMP
This simple tutorial shows how to add a text watermark to an image using GIMP. Adding a text watermark with your copyright can help protect your photos from being copied or stolen when you post them online. Page 2.
Check Out Seashore, a Free Photo Editor for Mac
Seashore is a free pixel-based image editor suitable for basic image enhancement and more advanced creative work on Mac OS X.
Dithering - Graphics Software Glossary
The definition of dithering as it relates to graphics software.
How to Correct White Balance with GIMP
Using the incorrect white balance setting on your camera when taking a photo can result in a color cast. This tutorial shows you how to correct a color cast from incorrect white balance in GIMP using levels and a few other tools.
How to Save Images as PNGs in GIMP
Here we look at the relatively simple steps needed to save a PNG file in GIMP, the free pixel-based image editor.
Put Shapes Inside a Shape with Illustrator
Create stars and stripes with Illustrator and learn how to put shapes inside another shape.
4 Easy-to-Use Photo Editors for Windows
These tools offer bitmap-based image editing, photo enhancement, and graphics creation capabilities for the beginner. I selected these picks based on how easy they would be for a graphics novice to learn and use, but I also looked at how flexible they would be for the long term.
Aspect Ratio and Cropping for Common Print Sizes
Understanding aspect ratio and how it relates to common photo print sizes.
Correcting Perspective Distortion with The GIMP
Most of you probably have some photos of tall buildings in your collection where the sides appear to slant inward at the top, due to the perspective from which the photo was taken. We can correct this with the perspective tool in the GIMP.
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