I've been using Paintshop Pro for a while now, it does the very basic stuff I want to do really well. Whilst playing around with it the other day I discovered new effect filters I could use.
Below left is photgraph that I took last autumn in Harewood Forest, Hampshire. Nicely framed, nice light, good mix of colours etc.
Below right is a slightly different and possibly some might say surreal view after its been through a filter or two in Paintshop Pro..... (click on images for larger versions)