The Book of Gimp is an excellent resource for learning how to use the GNU Image Manipulation Program. GIMP is a great photo editor that handles image composition and image authoring with ease. Continue reading
The Artist’s Guide to GIMP,Creative Techniques for Photographers, Artists, and Designers (Covers GIMP 2.8), No Starch Press, Inc.
By Michael J. Hammel
The Artist’s Guide to GIMP is a book of creative techniques for photographers, artists and designers. It covers version 2.8 of the open source graphics software known as GIMP. GIMP is an acronym for Gnu Image Manipulation Program. It is open source software that grew up with Linux and has been ported to Windows and Macs. Michael J. Hammel has been a contributor to GIMP since 1996 (version 0.59). He knows his way around the software. Chapter 1 is an overview of the major tools and fundamental techniques. Skills reviewed or acquired by reading Chapter 1 will be the foundation for work done in subsequent chapters. Continue reading
by Glenn Rand, Christopher Broughton, Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler
Photography is an art that has continued to evolve with the discovery of new techniques for capturing images. Digital photography is the latest step in the evolutionary path of photography. Creating images still requires the photographer to understand composure, light, and exposure. The digital photographer also must understand and compensate for the nuances of the equipment, just like the film photographer. Whether you are a digital native or digital immigrant, Capture will explain the techniques used in image creation. Continue reading