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A colorized version of originally black and white photo, colorized using GIMP
Original black and white photo: Migrant Mother, showing Florence Owens Thompson, taken by Dorothea Lange in 1936.
Image editing encompasses the processes of altering images, whether they are digital photographs, traditional photochemical photographs, or illustrations. Traditional analog image editing is known as photo retouching, using tools such as an airbrush to modify photographs, or editing illustrations with any traditional art medium. Graphic software programs, which can be broadly grouped into vector graphics editors, raster graphics editors, and 3D modelers, are the primary tools with which a user may manipulate, enhance, and transform images. Many image editing programs are also used to render or create computer art from scratch.
File:It is a picture that has been edited with a Bokeh effect with a gaussian blur effect.jpg
This is an image of an image that has been edited as a Bokeh effect with a gaussian blur effect

Image editing sections
Intro   Basics of image editing    Automatic image enhancement    Digital data compression   Image editor features   See also    References   

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