As a matter of habit I do all of my processing in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. However, there are cases when some additional processing needs to be performed. GIMP is a good and capable program but somehow I never got real hang of it. However PhotoScape proves to be totally different story. Although its interface is not absolutely straightforward and it lacks here and there, but when I feel like going for it, PhotoScape seems to just fit.
Here is an example of what I've done with most recent Galia's picture.
It wasn't difficult and it was fun.
Stop Looking. Start Making.
6 days ago