robinmenneer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 17:57:49 GMT 2007
On 2/6/07, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> Like many others, I enjoy processing digital photos. In the old days I
> played in the darkroom, now I like to think that my computer, plus
> software, is my digital darkroom. So, what do I want to do? I want to be
> able to selectively crop whilst maintaining a fixed aspect, usually
> 7 x 5 because I print on paper 7in x 5in and I want the print to be
> borderless. In addition I want to be able to adjust brightness,
> contrast, sharpness, colour casts and to be able to remove or change
> bits of the photo to improve the end result. Not a lot is it?
> The only application I have found which will give me all of the few
> things I use is Gimp. I know there are those who say Gimp is too
> complicated but, by a bit of judicious selection, a relatively few key
> presses, plus patience. gives me my end result. I am no whizz kid at the
> keyboard (79 next week) but I would happily try to explain, to anyone
> interested, how to go about things. Perhaps it could make a useful
> subject for a video or perhaps there is a piece of software other than
> Gimp to give the same end result.
> All strength to your arm. I suggest you use iphoto as a standard to
> aspire to. I eagerly await the results of your query. Otherwise a
> thickie's guide to an iphoto sort of selection from Gimp would be useful and
> if some wizkid can make one up to look like iphoto, so much the better.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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