|Final image after edits with Auto Tone Correction, Tone Curve, Brightness & Contrast and Unsharp Mask|
|Monochrome image as shot in JPEG|
|Olympus Viewer 3 Image Edit interface|
Auto Tone Correction
|Step 1: Image after edit with Auto Tone Correction|
|Auto Tone Correction dialog box|
|Step 2: Image after editing with Auto Tone Correction and Tone Curve|
|Tone Curve dialog box|
The tone curve can be changed by placing the cursor on the red line and dragging it up or down from the red line. The lower left of the line is the shadow end and the upper right is the highlight end. The middle of the line represents the mid-tones.
For this image, I used a one point drag down to slightly darken the overall tone of the image. The line can be dragged at multiple points along the line for varying results.
Brightness & Contrast
|Step 3: Image after edit with Auto Tone Correction, Tone Curve, and Brightness & Contrast|
|Brightness & Contrast dialog box|
For this image Brightness was set at -5 while contrast was upped to +30.
|Step 4: Image after edits with Auto Tone Correction, Tone Curve, Brightness & Contrast, and Unsharp Mask|
|Unsharp Mask dialog box|
For this image Strength (Amount) was set to +400, Radius to +2.00, and Threshold to +5. You might want to look at this page here, or other sources on the Internet, including this, to learn more about the Unsharp Mask feature.
There you go. Your image is now ready for export.
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