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The Best Articles for Learning More About Editing Images and Photos


Now that you’ve learned how to take beautiful photographs, you can learn how to use Photoshop, GIMP, Paint.NET, and other editing programs to edit and enhance your images and photos, along with learning some general terminology and information.

Using Photoshop, GIMP, or Paint.NET

Photoshop is a very popular photo or image editing program, and GIMP and Paint.NET are very good free alternatives to Photoshop. The following articles show you many different techniques and tricks for editing photos and creating images using these three programs.

Enhancing Photo Editing Software

GIMP is a great free option to Photoshop with a lot of useful features. However, you can enhance GIMP even further by adding some free tools, filters, and effects to GIMP. The following articles show you two add-ons you can install to enhance your GIMP installation.


Using Other Image Editing Tools

In addition to Photoshop, GIMP, and Paint.NET, there are many other tools out there to help you edit and enhance your images or manage your image library. The following articles show you how to use other programs, such as the Microsoft Image Composite Editor, Windows 7 Media Center, and XnView, to help you enhance and manage your images and photos.


General Image Editing Tips and Information

The following articles teach you about some image and photo terminology, such as anti-aliasing, camera raw, histograms, RGB and CMYK, and the difference among the JPG, PNG, and GIF image formats. We also show you how to use any image to create high resolution Windows 7 icons.


With all these tips and tricks, you can edit and enhance your photos, giving the impression that you’re a professional photographer or graphic artist.

Lori Kaufman is a writer who likes to write geeky how-to articles to help make people's lives easier through the use of technology. She loves watching and reading mysteries and is an avid Doctor Who fan.

  • Published 02/25/12

Comments (5)

  1. kenedy123

    The Best Articles for Learning More About Editing Images and Photos.Thanks for giving the more information .

  2. mandy

    Thanks, for the info I needed.

  3. Gillis

    This may be stupid, but how do I get into GIMP ?

  4. r

    -go to
    -download what you need
    -run the installer
    -click on Gimp icon, or type `Gimp` in win menu search field
    -Ta-da!! you`re in !

  5. kenedy123

    this great article!!
    The Best Articles for Learning More About Editing Images and Photos

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