THE DIGITAL DARKROOM
I go through a whole process in the "digital darkroom" to come up with the pictures you see. I have plenty of horrible shots as well - I tend to shoot a lot just to get one good one. Afterall, digital film is 'free'.
While the shareware Paintshop Pro
is excellent for basic functions and for general viewing and has an internal
browser which can be very useful, my favorite software remains Adobe
Photoshop. It allows fantastic digital and photo-editing: improvements
of the original files, including picture cropping and fine-editing, sharpening,
luminosity and contrast control, and includes several web-oriented tools.
The range of functions and power of some of the algorithmic processes in
Click here to see a 'standard' procedure
explained by Alain Fossé to process his pictures.