PhotoPea Project

Lighten Dark Photos

It's frustrating when you have a cute photo, only to note that it is so dark that a lot of detail appears to be gone. There are two ways to try to lighten this dark photo as we will discuss in the tutorial. Using a more advanced "Curves" tool, will give you much more flexibility in correcting color tones and light. I will discuss this tool in a different tutorial.

You may find that you can lighten the photo only so much before "noise" begins to appear. This "noise" can be dealt with using a different tool that we will discuss later.

Before Left Image
After Right Image