The Spectators by Miss Aniela (aka Natalie Dybisz)

For any photographer who shoots digital, whether or not they want to have a go at creating surreal images, some kind of editing package is essential. It can be the slightest of edits—a straighten, a small crop—that elevates a good image to something really special, but equally, editing software can be used to create your very own fantasy world. This is the realm of serious image manipulation.

Knowing the basics of the tools that an editing suite puts at your disposal is essential before you start attempting to create images. This chapter will help you to find your ...

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