3 EASY Steps to Fix an Underexposed Photo in Photoshop

by Vince DePinto

by Vince DePinto

In this 5 minute video, we will have some fun of using 3 fast and easy steps to fix an underexposed photo, e.g. a very dark portrait photography, in Photoshop. We are going to try our best to restore the brightness, remove some noise, and add some depth of field to the image.

The 3 easy steps we are going to be using would be:
1. Levels: Bring back the brightness
2. Noise reduction: Remove some noise
3. Blur: Create depth of field
Bonus: Add a curves adjustment layer to create a contrast.

Hope you enjoy this video! Feel free to leave a comment and share with me your Photoshop techniques.


0:22 Use Levels to adjust brightness
1:15 Use Noise filter to remove noise
2:15 Use Gaussian blur to create depth of field

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Sample Image Used in this Tutorial


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