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GIMP 2.8 for Photographers: Image Editing with Open Source Software Paperback – 3 Jun 2013
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About the Author
Klaus Goelker is a lecturer, designer and photographer who lives and works in Munich, Germany. He teaches courses on image editing at a local art school. He chose GIMP to teach this classes because it is free and yet powerful enough to do serious photographic image editing.
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Recommended for anyone wishing to use something else other than photoshop.
I moved from Windows to Linux so 'lost' Photoshop and decided to learn Gimp. Gimp works in a very similar way to Photoshop in many ways, but there are differences, which is why I bought this book.
The book should be entitled 'Gimp 2.8 for Windows' because in those 82 pages that I have read, virtually everything has been based on the Windows system.
Neither have I have learned anything new in those 82 pages as the author goes to great lengths about installing the progamme [in windows] how to open files etc. etc.. Fine for a newbie but a waste of paper for someone who has a little computer experience.
To be honest, I've learned more about using Gimp from YouTube tutorials than I have from this book, so if you are a Linux user, keep your money in your pocket.
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i am finding it difficult to read, but i am a dyslexic. normal i can cope with technical book but this one i do not easy t cope with.Published 4 months ago by Richard H. Fenton
If you are interested in GIMP and need help in using it then this will help. Very comprehensive.Published 16 months ago by Steve
Excellent book, easy to find to answers to all my queries and make Gimp a much easier program to use.Published on 16 Mar. 2015 by Alan Hayes
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