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Originally Posted by trishvue
..... I really want to get started on manipulating photos, animation, and photo restoration. Anyone out there can give me tips and where to start would be great....
You've surely found the right place for that!!!
Just browse through our Forums
and you'll find excellent tips, tutorials, info and advice ....
If you'd like to practice, just visit our Challenges
If you have any specific questions .... just ask... .. and a lot of very knowledgeable, talented but, above all, friendly people will help you!