Here is a collection of some wonderful animals manipulated images. If you are a learner and want to learn about photo manipulation then there is a wealth of image editing software available now that could be used so that all these corrections and adjustments could be done. There are others though that are more commonly used than others, and these include Adobe Photoshop and Picasa. If you are planning to use either of the software, you have to be aware Picasa is only good for basic adjustments and bit of advanced photo editing. It is the Adobe Photoshop that could offer you a great number of tools that will enable you to do so much more when it comes to retouching your portraits and non-portraits exceptionally.