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  1. mantronix Blue Belt

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    First, is it possible to take a picture of someones' back yard and then superimpose something like a badass landscaping job and then possibly show the progression of growth over the years?
    Secondly, what would be a good program that an idiot could effectively use that does that?
     
  2. Tebowned Boise Dime.

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    I suck at shoopin' though.
     
  3. mantronix Blue Belt

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    Can shoops be professional? My lack of skills would probably make what I am trying to do look cartooney and stupid.
     
  4. Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    Are you asking if PhotoShop can be used to do professional level work?

    There's a reason that software is so expensive.

    It's like Excel, 99% of people use less than 1% of what it can do.
     
  5. weed ベルセルク

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    ^^ haha so true. I met an acquaintance once who does nothing but support Excel. He's banking 6 figures but thought that was weird, I chimed in on how I like to keep the spectrum of the "support" game abroad to play with new things/challenges & he went off on a tirade on how "deep" Excel is.
     
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    You're right. Same with hardware.

    For someone basic, GIMP can probably do enough rather than shelling out the $$$ for Photoshop.
     
  7. Tebowned Boise Dime.

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    I use numbers(mac's excel) and it's a poor man's excel and is still is a whole 'nother world.
     
  8. weed ベルセルク

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    ^^ seriously. I still have trouble altering y values to increments of my liking when making graphs.
     
  9. DownwardStrike Purple Belt

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    I haven't mowed my back lawn in a couple of weeks. Make it pretty for me. Progression is an optional extra.
     
  10. Satanical Eve Cro Cop's Left Leg Platinum Member

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    I have GIMP, Paint.net, Adobe Photoshop, and Paint Shop Pro installed on here. All quality photo editing software if you ask me.
     

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