I'm trying to figure out what to use for my post processing. I'm just an amateur, but would like to turn out decent images. I've been dabbling with the first three software packages below and I'm sure I still have lots to learn in all of them. But, I got to thinking that if I'm going to be learning I may as well learn a program that will be a good one. The software I currently have for post processing are:
I'm also considering/wondering about Digikam and GIMP. GIMP's interface seems to be lacking for an amateur like myself (but it's free!) and I have no idea about Digikam other than it was recommended and the screenshots look nice (and it's free, too!).
Of these mentioned which would be the best to focus on and learn? I'm kind of leaning towards Elements 11 and move over to Adobe Camera Raw from Canon DPP.
Thoughts (that I can understand...and afford )?