Digital Photography Software: Looking for an Alternative to Photoshop? Try Pixelmator.

March 05, 2013

Digital Photography Software: Looking for an Alternative to Photoshop? Try Pixelmator.

I’m a big Photoshop fan. I’ve used it for a long time and feel pretty adept at it. So I do almost all of my photo editing using in Photoshop.

But there’s no denying that there are some drawbacks to this premier package from Adobe. First and foremost, it’s expensive. Really expensive. And oftentimes, too expensive, especially for those who are just staring to play around with digital photography.

The second drawback is the learning curve. It’s pretty steep. Now I feel really comfortable working in the software, but that took awhile. Unless you’re willing to put some real time in learning how to get around and do things, you may feel overwhelmed for some time.

For that reason, lots of people look for alternatives to Photoshop. And a good one is Pixelmator.

Pixelmator is an image editing software specifically developed for use on the Mac. It’s full-featured, but very reasonably priced. And there’s a free demo so that you can try it out before buying.

To find out more, check out these posts from the Digital Photo Buzz blog where you can find a few nice tutorials to help you get started:

What is Pixelmator – Image Editing App?

Creating a beveled text effect in Pixelmator

Creating a vintage look in Pixelmator

Creating a cool Bokeh Effect In Pixelmator




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