Learning to PP

Started Dec 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Learning to PP
Dec 15, 2012

Can anyone recommend any good resources on learning to PP focused less on the software platform and more on what you should look for in a photo. I just don't know where to start when I look at a photo and end up randomly playing with things to see what happens. I was thinking I just need to read about how to look at photos, and correcting common errors in photos (regardless of software).

At the moment, I'm just using Picasa, and I have the option to use Picnik as part of that. I don't have LR or PS.

For example, I took this photo and PPed it as best I could in Picasa, but honestly I didn't know how to approach it systematically to get the right result.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tedchang/8274003517/in/photostream/lightbox/

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