Rescuing your vacation snapshots with Gimp
Gimp will help you dial up the quality on your less-than-perfect digital
The subject of your photo is
slightly off-center, and the exposure
isn’t quite what you expected.
The flash caused some undesirable
reflections, and the colors
give away the less-than-perfect
weather (Figure 1). But you
had a great time on your last
vacation, and you would like
your photos to be as perfect as
your memories. Gimp can help
bring out the best in your imperfect
One of the most obvious mistakes
in a photo is caused by
the photographer not holding
the camera straight. Gimp can
correct this using the rotation
tool ( Rotate the layer or selection).
Keep the default of
Transform layer for Affect:, and
select Cubic (best) for Interpolation
to keep as much image
data as possible. Now drag the
mouse to rotate the image until the
edges are straight.
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