The Software Dilema

posted on 8th of june, 2015

You've worked hard and saved your money to the best of your ability. You have a nice camera and good lenses. But before you upload them to Dreamstime or even show them to your friends, you want to make some small corrections for color, contrast, cropping etc. But photo software can bust an already strained budget. What's the poor but dedicated photographer to do?

Photoshop, the incredibly powerful and useful software package, is really expensive and now, if you want it, you have to subscribe to it. It will cost you around $240US a year. And you may wind up with "upgrades" you don't want or like.

You can go with Corel software, lower in price and not quite as powerful as Photoshop, but useful none the less. There are some basic tools available in Picassa, but maybe not enough to get the job done...

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Posted by Seawatch1 on June 16, 2015
Thank you, Cathconvey. Much appreciated. Hopefully more photos coming next week.
Posted by Cathconvey on June 16, 2015
Very interesting article, thanks for sharing! Happy shooting and editing, your portfolio is so beautiful!
Posted by Seawatch1 on June 10, 2015
Thank you, Maria.

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