Editing Photos on the Raspberry Pi with GIMP
In This Chapter
Understanding the GIMP screen layout
Resizing, cropping, rotating, and flipping your photos
Adjusting the colors and fixing imperfections
Converting images between different formats
We live in probably the best documented era in our history. Not only do we write about our daily lives in blogs and Facebook, but many people also carry a camera everywhere they go, built in to their phone or tablet device. More serious photographers might have a dedicated digital camera. Whatever you use, and whatever you do with your day, photography is a great way to record your life and express yourself creatively.
The Raspberry Pi can play a part in this hobby, enabling you to edit your photos to improve the composition and quality. The photos generated by digital cameras are quite large files, however, so a Raspberry Pi with just 256MB of memory struggles to process them, and often became impractically slow or ...