Read these free tips, and you'll learn...
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Above: The first image is blown-out, and too bright. Below it is after I've fixed it in GIMP.
Let me show you what to do... its easy.
Very simple. Use command:
And you'll see something like this...
Above: Level is the best way to adjust photo scan exposure. And it only takes one step to fix!
Here's how to use Levels...
Do you see the "Input Levels"? Now do you see the gray arrow, in the middle?
Well, say your photo scan is too dark, then move the gray arrow left, toward the black arrow. That will brighten up your image.
If your photo is too bright, say a beach or outdoor photo, move the gray arrow right toward the white arrow. This will darken it a bit.
That's it my friend! You're done.
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