Is This Book for You?
- Yes, if you are moving from a photographic darkroom to a digital image editor.
- Yes, if you are looking for a digital image editing guide for beginners.
- Yes, if you enjoy using free software.
- No, this book is not for you if you want to use the command line or scripting (see GIMP's online resources for assistance).
What Is GIMP?
GIMP is a digital image editor and a digital drawing tool. GIMP allows you to:
- Retouch photos by fixing problems affecting the whole image or parts of the image
- Adjust colors in your photos to bring back the natural look
- Be creative with your photos—crop, blend, and add items, special effects, and more
- Discover the fun of digital drawing and painting without messy paints and a wet ...