Jan 14, 2009

Firegraphic - Adjust Brightness / Contrast

You can rotate and enhance your photos using the image adjustment tools under the Image menu. These tools allows you to rotate, flip, crop, resize, adjust brightness/contrast and color balance of your photos.

Adjust Brightness/Contrast of the Photos

To adjust Brightness/Contrast:

  1. Select the image.
  2. Choose Images > Brightness/Contrast...

  3. In the dialog box, move the sliders to increase or decrease the brightness and contrast of the image.

  4. Click OK to apply.



Adjust Color Balance of the Photos

To adjust color balance and tone balance:

  1. Select the image.
  2. Choose Images > Color Balance... (Shortcut: Ctrl+B)

  3. In the Color Balance section of the dialog box, move the sliders to adjust the color balance.

  4. Select Shadows, Midtones, or Highlights to select the tonal range on which you want to changes.
  5. Select Preserve Luminosity to prevent changing the luminosity values in the image while changing the color. This option maintains the tonal balance in the image.
  6. Click OK to apply.



Adjust Hue/Saturation of the Photos

To use the Hue/Saturation command:

  1. Select the image.
  2. Choose Images > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation... (Shortcut: Ctrl+U)

  3. In the Hue/Saturation dialog box, choose which color to adjust from the Edit drop down menu.

  4. Move the sliders to increase or decrease the hue, saturation, and lightness of the image.
  5. Click OK to apply.

 
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