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John Starkey

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Hi all, I will be getting a mac book soon,can you guys recommend an photo editing program,
regards john.
 

John Starkey

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Thanks Clarke and saintly,I guessed most people use the ps one,
john
 

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I'm useless with photo editing and stuff but can recommend a program called THE GIMP.

It's free (just do a Google or something) and it's pretty easy to use - a nice program to get the hang of things. I'm not sure if there's a Mac version though.
 

John Starkey

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rawr said:
I'm useless with photo editing and stuff but can recommend a program called THE GIMP.

It's free (just do a Google or something) and it's pretty easy to use - a nice program to get the hang of things. I'm not sure if there's a Mac version though.

cheers rawr I'll have look at that one,
john
 

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I use Lightroom 2 and CS3. It`s a shame you are a Mac user, John.

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John Starkey

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Dave Spencer said:
I use Lightroom 2 and CS3. It`s a shame you are a Mac user, John.

Dave.
I'm not a mac user yet I've still to get one,I've never heard of those programs ,
cheers dave
 

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I'll sort you out with cs4 john, I buy massive user licenses for my studio.

Bring on the mac fella, there are a large number of folk on here who would no don't thank me to some extent for their mac migration and the saying IS true, once you've had a mac, you'll never go back!

(bring it on steveUK and LD lol)
 

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Sorry mate, I'm one of the three people in this Solar System to go back. I just couldn't deal with the single button mouse (it's just another system of control). :geek: But as you know, I'm a psychotic nitrate lover, so the rules don't apply to me (Mr. Anderson). :shh:

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John Starkey

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Dan Crawford said:
I'll sort you out with cs4 john, I buy massive user licenses for my studio.

Bring on the mac fella, there are a large number of folk on here who would no don't thank me to some extent for their mac migration and the saying IS true, once you've had a mac, you'll never go back!

(bring it on steveUK and LD lol)

Danny boy your a star mate,see if you can do it in time for Tgm next month,
see ya fella.
 

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just to take it slightly off topic. we used mac minis on my photography course in college this year and after a full term of them I was glad to get rid and back to my PC. I know they are great and they are designed for DTP but I just couldnt get my head around the way the op-sys worked :twisted: Never again.. :)
 

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John - Once you've mastered the basics on Photoshop, I think you'll be amazed how it can enhance your photography. If I get time I'll try to post some 'before and after' shots on here. I bet some other members could show some off too...

It's no secret that I'm a fan of Macs, after 20+years as a PC user, but it's a personal choice. Is there a way you can trial one first? The Operating System is a little different to Windows and may take you time to adjust. I'm sure Dan would give you a hand though...
 

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I have the MacBook Air, its the shizzle. It took abit of getting ust too, but its really easy after a while.
When I jump on a PC now with Vista I just curse at the dam thing, load of rubish, Mac Mac Mac for me guys. 8)
 

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I like Macs, I love how they look so sleek and sexy,and are very good for photo/video editing. The saying is so very true "pc users swear at their computers, mac users swear by their computers", but I will still always stick with a pc for the forseeable future. I don't like the idea of paying for something I could build myself for less than half the price, even if it is more reliable. Bill Gates well and truly has me by the balls lol

ceg4048 said:
rules don't apply to me (Mr. Anderson

But how will you make your call, if you are unable to speak?
 

John Starkey

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Re: photo shop and lap top choice help

Right then you guys,
all I ever do on a laptop is surf the net,photos,the odd letter,I don't do anything technical cuz I wouldn't have a clue anyway,so if you guys could recommend a good laptop ( don't want a monitor )with good battery life so I can watch a film in my truck,and something that is between 13/15 inch screen,then I'm all ears,oh and not too heavy :lol:
So basically help me choose a lap top if you think I won't get the benefit from a mac book,
regards john
 
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