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GIMP tutorial #02

I have told you about GIMP, a free Image Manipulation Program. It works really well, and I´d say as well as Photoshop, and the bonus...IT´S FREE!

 

I took the originals of few of my photos that I´ve manipulated in Photoshop and re-did them in GIMP, getting the same results.

 

But as always, it´s best to start slowly and get to know the program and first of all, learn how to download GIMP. For those of you who don´t have gimp, here is a link to how to download it:

www.flickr.com/photos/soffia/2339766783/

  

The tutorial with explanation images is here: www.soffia.net/gimptutorial02.html

  

1. Select from the menu: File → Open and choose the Image you´re gonna work with

 

2. Select from the menu: Colors → Brightness-Contrast...

 

3. Drag the slider up to 20 or write the number 20 in the box next to contrast. Click OK. Play around with different numbers in both brightness and contrast.

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Taken on August 16, 2009