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urbanbreez wrote:The controls on Gimp seem to have a steep learning curve and there is not much in the way online tutorial. Would you agree with this?
I'm having more fun learning Picasa at the moment strictly because of the user interface.
bigken117 wrote:I've downloaded GIMP a couple times and gotten frustrated and deleted it.
jake_twothousandfive wrote:bigken117 wrote:I've downloaded GIMP a couple times and gotten frustrated and deleted it.
Same. I wanted a quality photo editor, wasn't willing to pay up for Photoshop, so I tried GIMP but couldn't get a good handle on it.
But this kid seems to really know what he's doing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8OTSC_iVT0
soty wrote:That was a pretty cool video. I knew how to do the scale thing, but be careful if you do it too quickly it will distort the image.
urbanbreez wrote:soty wrote:That was a pretty cool video. I knew how to do the scale thing, but be careful if you do it too quickly it will distort the image.
When you scale an image down in Gimp, then save it, you ARE actually changing the file size. Correct? I had one incredibly huge image that almost broke my internets. That was a problem. A very confusing thing is the checkered background lurking behind every uploaded picture. What do you call that thing and what does it do?
Also, Firefox seems to crash if you try to upload a photo from Gimp while the Gimp application is open.
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