decent photo editing prog required

  worcesterman47 08:46 25 Nov 2008

hi ..i am looking to find a decent editing programe for photos especially..the type of thing i want to do is to (for instance)use a picture of mt fav fotball team ( spurs !! ) & remove a players head and then replace it with the head of my grandson..then print it off so as it looks like he is in the team :)..hope you understand what i mean....many thanks in advance

  Technotiger 08:54 25 Nov 2008
  Eric10 10:17 25 Nov 2008

Gimp 2 has a freehand selection tool and layers that would make this possible and it's free. click here

  MAJ 10:59 25 Nov 2008

Yes I agree with Eric10, GIMP is excellent for that type of thing.

  Seth Haniel 14:48 25 Nov 2008

I use for the very thing
lassoo tool etc,.

should find it free now on some cover disks

  David4637 15:03 25 Nov 2008

THE BEST is Photoshop either Version 7 or greater (price is resonable for this version), or Elements - £50 odd. You CAN NOT beat either if you want to do digital enhancements of photos. You will have a learning curve, but that applies to the other S/W mentioned above. David

  woodchip 16:05 25 Nov 2008

Don't and cannot ever see PSP being on cover discs again. It been bought by Coral some years ago. You may get a old version off the Net

  john bunyan 16:26 25 Nov 2008

I do not know the other programmes but if, long term , you get serious about photo enhancing, then it may be an idea to start with David4637's reccomendation of Photoshop (Elements?, latest version) . If ever you upgrade to the complex CS3 or CS4 the main features will be familiar.

  Pineman100 18:38 25 Nov 2008

It's the definitive photo editing software. The full professional version costs hundreds of pounds, but Photoshop Elements has just about everything that the amateur user could want or need.

click here

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