Using the GIMP to Create Image …

Using the GIMP to Create Images for the Web – lots of great tips here, removing red-eye, getting rid of smudges, logos, etc.

Oh a side note, “convert” from the Image Magik package is invaluable. I have high-quality png files at work which I wanted to edit here at home but they’re too big to download in a reasonable time over a modem link. Simple solution: “convert picture1.png picture1.jpg” and then mail the uuencoded pic home with “uuencode picture1.jpg picture1.jpg | mail” (remove SPAM for correct address). woohoo!

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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