In this GIMP Photo Editing tutorial, I show you how to recover a dark photo, in this case a portrait photo, using the Contrast Mask and some other really great techniques. The techniques I show you are the PROPER ways of lightening a photo (at least according to GIMP experts) so that it will look its best for print.
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I’ll also show you how to use the exposure, levels, color balance, and unsharp mask tools to improve the look of your image.
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