The latest entry level image editor from Adobe Systems is called Adobe Photoshop Elements 3. The software package is sort of a cross between Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 and Photoshop Album. You get a host of image organization cum image editing tools.
Photoshop Elements 3 has a very simple user interface and is clearly geared towards for beginners. But don't be fooled – the tool has some very powerful and flexible tools which even intermediate level users can make use of.
There is an 'Organizer' which lets you locate browse your photo collection and locate specific photos of interest. There is an 'Editor' where you can perform all sorts of image editing tasks on a photo. The integration between the two is seamless, meaning you can locate a photo in Organizer, then send it to the Editor with one click.
There are a host of options for sharing your photos in Photoshop Elements 3. You can attach the photos to email, burn CDs and DVDs, create calendars and postcards, upload a Web image gallery, among others.