Photo editing

Not sure if is appropriate to post this, but need help with editing photos. I use PhotoShop Elements 2.0 now but would like to upgrade. The reviews on 4.0 are not complimentary but would like something a bit more than iPhoto. Any other recommendations for a low cost?

That review is the result of only two reviewers. One reviewer had been using Photoshop previously and went to PE 4. Duh! The other reviewer was complaining about the Bridge application (a browser and semi organizer) that comes with PE4. It comes with Photoshop also and I don't particularly like it very much. But it has nothing do do with the editor, either PSE or PS.
PSE has about 75% of PS's capabilities at about 20% of the price. Personally, if I didn't have Photoshop CS2 I would definitely have PE 4.0.
It is a complex editor and, as such, will have a steeper learning curve that iPhoto or some of the more basic editors. Here are a couple of examples of what you can do with it once you learn some of it's advanced capabilities: Example

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