Basic Digital Image Adjustments

After a digital image is created by your scanner or digital camera you may want to change some of itís characteristics. The seven most commonly used image adjustments are as follows:

1. Tone adjustments (lightness, darkness and contrast)

2. Color balance

3. Cropping

4. Rotating

5. Sizing and scaling (covered earlier)

6. Image cleanup (spot and scratch removal)

7. Sharpening the image with unsharp mask