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Discussion in 'Shutterbug Street' started by Lady Jane, 8/7/18.

  1. Lady Jane

    Lady Jane Joyriding the Neighborhood Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    Does anyone use the Gimp photo editing software? It looks a photoshop spinoff but there is no charge. I did just order a how to book to learn how to use it. Looking for some feedback from users.
     
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    I don’t, my best friend used to use it though and she Said it was great and easy to use. She Made the covers for our group projects with it:)
     
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    I have " Aviary" and " Photo pro" on my phone , that's what I use to crop and edit photos and videos.
     
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    I have it on my computer but I've never used it since I have Photoshop. I wanted to try it out and do a comparison since I don't want to update my version of PS by purchasing one of the Cloud subscriptions.
     
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    I have it and use it all the time. :artist2:
     
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  6. Lady Jane

    Lady Jane Joyriding the Neighborhood Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    I bought a book for beginners .I learn better that way.
     
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  7. Aviana

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    Learning it is on my list of things to do. I have been interested for a few years now, but keep putting it off.
     
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    Youtube has tons of tutorials. :)
     
  9. Lady Jane

    Lady Jane Joyriding the Neighborhood Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    I watched the YouTube instructional videos and they really did not help me. I need to learn at a slower pace and the individuals doing the videos are not always covering at a slower rate for first time people. I took a course to learn Photoshop in adult education with a live instructor and it was just fantastic. Just cannot afford to get another Photoshop after it crashed and burned along with my computer.
     
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  10. Sylvester

    Sylvester Rollerblading along the road

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    Hi LJ!

    Sorry if this is off topic but I still can't seem to navigate this site. Everything is taking five minutes and that is if I can get on it at all. Is anybody else having this problem this week? I have been using both firefox and explorer.
     
  11. Lady Jane

    Lady Jane Joyriding the Neighborhood Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    Thank you!
     
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    Sylvester Rollerblading along the road

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    Thank you!
     
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    @Lady Jane - late reply here, not sure how your gimp journey is going, but a few months back I was having the same problem as you where my old laptop died and my photoshop went with it. I recently found a program called Medibang Paint Pro, it's free and functions a lot like photoshop! Might be worth checking out if you still need a program to use :)
     
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  15. Lady Jane

    Lady Jane Joyriding the Neighborhood Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    Gimp is like learning Photoshop all over again. I ordered a book Gimp for Beginners but it got lost in the mail so I am getting a replacement. So far I have just been learning on my own. Thanks for the suggestion and I will take a look.
     
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    I use gimp for all my photo work...
     
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    Lady Jane Joyriding the Neighborhood Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    Are you self taught?
     
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    I tried it, it confused me, so I use paint.net instead. It's also free, and pretty easy to use.
     
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