Where to Start with Photo Editing

When I first decided to download gimp and start editing my own photos, I was intimidated. I knew there were so many options when it came to editing photos because I’d see what others had done to their photos. So… where should I start?
To be honest, I don’t know where the best place [...]


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Using Solid Color Layers on Your Photos

I’ve talked before about how you can use Duplicate Layers to jazz up your photos, and now I’m going to show a way to use simple, solid-colored layers to change the tones of your photo.
Here’s the photo I’m going to be working with today. Nothing too exciting, just happened to be the next on [...]


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Gimp Quick Tips: Part Two

This was not the entry I planned on writing tonight – which was one about faking an HDR effect in Gimp, since one of you asked for it many moons ago. Long story short – I think my computer really does not want me to write that entry, as this is the third time [...]


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Layer Blending Modes in Gimp

In a lot of the tutorials I’ve done so far, I’ve had you change the blend mode of layers – we’ve used overlay quite a bit, for instance.
There’s a number of different layer blend modes and I’m going to do my best to explain them all here. I do not consider myself an expert. [...]


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