148 Photo Editing Tools and Apps

If you’re looking for software to process and display your images, this article from Petapixel lists 148 Photo Editing Tools and Apps for mac, Windows, iOS, Android and the web in the following categories:

  • Photo enhancers
  • Online editors
  • Free desktop editors
  • Paid desktop editors
  • HDR photo editors
  • Cross-platform image editors
  • Photo filters
  • Photo editing mobile apps
  • RAW processors
  • Photo viewers and managers
  • Other

Some are free; some must be purchased.


If you want to get some great pictures of some exotic flowers, the Ottawa Orchid Society annual show will be held April 16th and 17th at the RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive. Photographers are only allowed to use tripods 9-11 on Sunday.

PowerPoint Presentation

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Photoshop Layers Basics

At the March meeting we ran out of time for John to present the video on Photoshop layers. Hopefully we’ll have time to present it at the May meeting. Meanwhile you can watch the video yourself here.

PicturesToExe & ProShowGold

At the March meeting, Ken showed off his first slideshow that he made with PicturesToExe and a little help from Catherine Easton. A great first effort. The program is available here for $69US.

Frank Knor recommended ProShowGold which is available here for $69.95US and comes with a library of music which has no copyright restrictions.

Both programs provide free versions that you can try before you buy.

Photography classes at Ottawa School of Art

The Ottawa School of Art offers several photography courses for adults.

Digital Photography: After the Capture

You’ve mastered your camera and are excited when you capture an image but aren’t sure where to go from there. In this course, you will learn how to manage and edit your images; from basic adjustments to retouching and creating composites and digital art. Photoshop and Lightroom will be the programs used in this workshop.

Advanced Portraiture Photography

This advanced photography course is aimed for serious photographers, who either want to take up photography as their profession or are serious amateurs who want to produce stunning images of professional standards. The emphasis of this course will be in developing and refining your techniques in a variety of settings and lighting conditions. Basic portrait lighting, advanced concepts, creative studio, and indoor portrait photography will be covered. All types of portraits will be discussed (3 models included).

Take Better Digital Pictures

This workshop will help you get more comfortable with your camera and learn ways to create amazing pictures. We will cover the things that are found on all cameras such as auto mode, the different programs modes, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, menu items, and much more.

Making Better Digital Photographs

This course aims to help beginners develop and intermediate photographers refresh the fundamentals of digital photography, perfect their technical skills and focus on creative visual expression. You will learn how to effectively use natural and artificial lighting, set correct digital exposure, chose shooting locations and apply dynamic composition to create technically accurate and aesthetic images every time! Expand your photographic skills by applying a variety of time-tested techniques for portrait, travel, street, urban, event, still-life, and other types of photography. Hone your photographic abilities and build confidence by shooting in-class assignments, working with professional models, and receiving constructive feedback on your images.

Details on these and other courses are available here.