"Last week we learned how to sanely organize our vast digital
photo archives with Digikam. Today we'll look at Digikam's built-in
editing tools. You'll be able to do a surprising amount of your
editing work without ever leaving Digikam.
"If you're familiar with old-fashioned film photography, you
know that capturing an image with any sort of fidelity is a big
game of "it depends." There are hundreds of factors that affect the
appearance and quality of the final image- the quality of your
camera, the type of film, the type of processing and papers used.
Both color and black-and-white film processing are very malleable;
you can achieve all kinds of affects with different developers,
papers, and printing techniques..."