Process of altering images
Image editing encompasses the processes of altering images whether they are digital photographs traditional photochemical photographs or illustrations. Traditional analog image editing is known as photo retouching using tools such as an airbrush to modify photographs or editing illustrations with any traditional art medium.
Graphic software programs
Graphic software programs which can be broadly grouped into vector graphics editors raster graphics editors and 3D modelers are the primary tools with which a user may manipulate enhance and transform images. Many image editing programs are also used to render or create computer art from scratch.