If you need to create a composition with two or more images, you’re going to need to better understand the concept of layers. In this tutorial we explore the GIMP layer system through a practical example.
When it comes to image manipulation, the first software that comes to mind surely is Photoshop. Nevertheless, we can also think of GIMP, a free open source solution that is suitable for the majority of common tasks.
Selecting the right tool for a task is essential. You wouldn't try to use a cell phone camera to create an album for a wedding, right? The same applies to software: you shouldn't try to edit your photos using Microsoft Word when you can have a more specialized program for this kind of job.