need a photo editing program
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > Technology

need a photo editing program

This is a discussion on need a photo editing program within the Technology forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category
  • Photofiltre wacom

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-27-2010, 11:42 AM
  #1
Yearling
need a photo editing program

I think there may have been a thread on this subject but I could not find it. I am finally ready to buy a photo editing program. Does anyone have a favorite? I want one that is "computer idiot" friendly. I want to be able to do borders, add words, change contrast, crop, change colors etc. and then either print it myself or send the finished product to Snapfish or Costco for printing.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    05-27-2010, 05:44 PM
  #2
Super Moderator
I'm for PhotoFiltre, besides that the basic version of it is free. It does everything you mentioned except I'm not all sure about changing colors (depends on it what kind of changing you mean). I've personally found it pretty easy.

For example here's a version (and introduction) of it if you want to try it:
PhotoFiltre - Download
     
    05-27-2010, 07:54 PM
  #3
Started
I personally use Photoshop which I absolutely LOVE but I also have Paint.net which is for free and I use it when I just want to crop, write something and edit in small ways, quickly. It's super simple.
Just search it in google.
     
    05-27-2010, 10:57 PM
  #4
Yearling
Thanks, I downloaded Picasa for free. If that does not work I will try the other free ones and then if not happy go for photoshop.
     
    05-27-2010, 11:10 PM
  #5
Banned
I also use Photofiltre, its not as advanced as PS, which I LOVE, but don't have the money to buy.
     
    05-27-2010, 11:29 PM
  #6
Yearling
Okay, Picasa definitely did not do what I needed. I want to be able to do borders and make word bubbles and lots of stuff. I will try the other ones and see what happens. I suppose photoshop is many $$
     
    05-27-2010, 11:47 PM
  #7
Green Broke
GIMP :3
I have used it solely for the past 2-3 years.
I downloaded PS that came with my wacom tablet, but it was very confusing for me...I could even figure out how to line a sketch. ;-;
I've heard that photofiltre is good ok though, haven't really tried it though..
Oh, and a lot of the time you can find PS on eBay or craigslist for a cheaper price than retail. :3 which is what I'm about to do with mine XD
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    05-28-2010, 12:29 AM
  #8
Foal
This looks like what you might want.

PhotoScape - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com
     
    05-28-2010, 12:59 AM
  #9
Started
I second the GIMP - it's free and does pretty much everything that Paint Shop Pro does.
Or if you want a good program with not a ton of money, go to Photoshop Elements. I have it, and it's wonderful.
     
    05-28-2010, 10:51 PM
  #10
Yearling
Okay, I got adobe photoshop elements at costco. I cannot figure it out! I must be too old to use a computer, sigh. Nothing works the way I think it should. "Undo" does not undo etc.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Photo editing/effects DiamondJumper Horse Artwork 1 02-11-2010 12:28 PM
Photo editing program for sale nrhareiner Tack and Equipment Classifieds 3 01-25-2010 08:41 PM
Photo Editing Moxie Hobbies 26 10-26-2009 11:34 AM
Photo Editing - Requests ChingazMyBoy Horse Artwork 5 07-13-2009 06:53 AM
Photo Editing :) Heybird Horse Artwork 0 03-24-2009 08:29 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:25 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0