Before you go on, you may want to set up the interface the way you want
drag down to and check next to Rulers
Zooming In / Out
Select View>Zoom In
You can also use the slider and mouse wheel
Adjusting Shadows and Highlights
Time travel with Undo History
- Original scan file open select Enhance>Adjust
- Drag the slide under Lighten
Shadows to improve the exposure. Click the Preview off and on
to test the effect!
- To fix wased out bright areas, drag the slider under Darken
- Click the OK button to apply changes
Something goes wrong? Select Edit>Undo
Really screwed up? you can use the Edit>Revert
to Saved command. This will reload the original
Sharpening the image
May or may not help. Just remember no program can make
something out of focus, focused! The following may help.
Not like the results? Edit>Undo
Contrary to name, the Unsharp Mask actually sharpens the image by
adjusting the adjoining pixels.
Adjusting Color and Saturation
- Select Filter>Sharpen>Unsharp
- Set the Amount
to 100, the
Radius to 2,
and the Threshold
- Click the Preview
button on and off to check the effect
- Clcik OK
to process the effect
Picture come back from photo lab, they usuall brighten the colors, deep
blue skys and bright reds. If you like this effect, you can
this to your images as well.
Enhance>Adjust Color>Adjust Hue/Saturation.
Experiment with adjusing the intensity of the colors and
tinting. Click OK
Instant Sun Tan
- Try using the Variations
commend by Selecting Enhance>Adjust
- By clicking repeately you will keep ajusting the color
If screwed up click the Reset Image button to restor original
- Like the results, click OK
Turn Down the Noise
- Select Enhance>Adjust
Color>Adjust Color for Skintone..
- Click the Eyedropper
tool on any portion of the kids skin.
- Drag the slider to adjust the color of the skin.
- Click OK
when your happy with the settings.
We do not have film grain with our digital camerias, however digital
photography calls this interference 'digital noise' or simply 'noise'.
It commonly occurs when taking pictures in low light or when the
camera's light sensitivity is turned way up. To minimize this
- Open the file Noise.
- Select Filter>Noise>Reduce
- Click the + button to zoom in to 200% size to better see
- Drag the 3 sliders to adjust the settings.
- Click the Preview
button on and off to check the effect.
- When happy click the OK