The two I use most often are Adobe photoshop and Ulead Photo Impact (Much cheaper of the two).
They are easy enough to learn to use, but if you take the time to learn them they are both powerful.
If you're looking to gain experience and see what you can do with a photo editor before you buy, try IrfanView. It's a great little program that
lets you do all kinds of things that the expensive packages will, but it's completely free:
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