Free Lightroom alternative: Moving your images from Darktable to GIMP

Apr 19, 2021
John Aldred

This is the final part of a five-part series on the free and open-source Lightroom alternative, Darktable by photographer Chris Parker. Chris didn’t write…

How to remove anything from your photos using GIMP

Jan 26, 2021
Chris Parker

Removing anything in GIMP is easy when you know the steps… and practice! When planning this GIMP tutorial, I had a choice; simple or…

How to turn GIMP into Photoshop (sort of) using PhotoGIMP

Jun 22, 2020
John Aldred

This is quite interesting, and not something I’ve come across before, although it appears the idea has been out for a little while now. As…

GIMP turns to crowd funding to add updates like high bit depth & layer effects

Jan 20, 2017
John Aldred

GIMP’s often toted as the main alternative to Photoshop for folks who don’t want to spend any money. GIMP has been around since 1995. In…

This is how Photoshop resizes your images, mathematically speaking

Sep 8, 2016
John Aldred

The mathematical side of photography has always interested me. It can be mostly ignored by photographers, often only required to understand the exposure triangle. For me, though, the maths…

How to install Photoshop keyboard shortcuts in GIMP

Mar 31, 2016
John Aldred

With Adobe’s long standing global domination and the current buzz around Affinity’s recent announcement of impending Windows versions of their software, it’s easy to forget…

Photo Editing for Free – Pixls Offers Tutorials for Open Source Software Like Gimp and Darktable

Jul 17, 2015
Allen Mowery

I am a huge proponent of the open source platform.  Sure, there are two sides to the open source vs. proprietary argument, but it’s still…

How To Do A 2.5D Parallax Animated Photo Effect Using Only Free Software

Jun 23, 2014
Guest Author

I had been fiddling with creating these 2.5D parallax animated photos for quite a few years now, but there had recently been a neat post…