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GIMP 2.8 for Photographers by Klaus Goelker

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2 Using GIMP: Correcting and Touching Up Your Images

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This is where we begin to actually work with GIMP. The first thing to do is open an image file and set up the user interface. The following sections will tell you all you need to know about scanning images as well as how to correct image brightness, color, and contrast. In addition, I have included tips on retouching, cropping, sizing, printing, and exporting image files. A section on how to use digital filters concludes this chapter.

2.1 Working with GIMP: Image Adjustment and Retouching

2.1.1 Opening, Setting, and Storing an Image: The Steps

Once you have saved an image from an external source ...

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