Tag: photo effect filter

How to easily change the local contrast of a photo

Human vision works in a different way from the digital camera. The detail we perceive is based on contrast. Contrast refers to the difference between the dark areas and light areas of the photo. When it comes to the contrast adjustment, there are two varieties: global contrast and local...

How to add a special effect to your photo

Generally speaking, when shooting a scene, you are concerned with creating a realistic photo. The photo copies everything as an accurate representation of a subject. But sometimes, what we want is not a standard photo. We want a photo with a special effect. Such an effect makes the photo...

How to make color adjustments by mixing color channels

Our eyes are unable to pick out many different levels of light and darkness. But they are much better at distinguishing different colors. In order to get the full photographic color on screen, we make use of the RGB model, which is a system to stand for colors. R...

How to set a custom white balance manually

Different light sources emit colors in different temperature ranges. If you shoot a photo under natural light, the photo will look cooler and have more of a blue tone. If you shoot a photo under incandescent light, the photo will look warmer and show up more orange. And if...

How to make local contrast adjustments to your photo

Human visual system works in a different way from cameras. Our eyes are extremely sensitive to brightness changes. The detail in a photo we can see is based on contrast rather than absolute tonal values. Contrast is the difference between the dark parts and light parts of the image....