hI use Paint Shop Pro and love it. I took a week-long class on Photoshop and was able to use all that I learned on my Paint Shop without a problem. I also bought a "Dummies" book on Paint Shop Pro and that helps me out a lot.
I use PhotoShop Elements 6 and love it. I will never learn to use all it does but what I can do I love. Hint take your photo to full edit page click on FILTER then SLETCH and then PHOTOCOPY. This will give you a wondrful outlined negative photo. If you start with a black and white photo you will get...