Raphaël Quinet <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On Fri, 05 Aug 2005 13:16:28 -0400, Roger D Vargas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> First of all, Im a total newbie in image management. I have made just 
>> some simple things with Gimp. I have some pictures I took with low 
>> lights, and I would like to know the correct method to improve it. Right 
>> now Im using Brigth and contrast to increase bright.
>
> There is no single method that works perfectly in all cases, but
> you can try <Image>->Layers->Colors->Levels or ...->Curves.
>
> In the Levels dialog, try moving the left handle (the black one) to
> the right.  Try moving the middle one as well.  The preview will
> allow you to see what happens and should help you to find the best
> values for correcting your pictures.  The "Auto" button can give
> interesting results, but can also introduce color casts so maybe
> you should experiment first with manual adjustments.
>
> See also: http://gimp-savvy.com/BOOK/index.html?node60.html

when playing with level or curves, did you guys adjust each channel alone or
the overall combined value?

>
> -Raphaël
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