More Light


The Exposure adjustment affects the brightness of all tones in the image, from the lightest to the darkest. But maybe you only need to adjust part of the tonal range with—more light.


Click on the video (above) to watch the lesson. Open the Lesson Guide (button below) for a transcript of the video. It has space to make notes and a worksheet if you download and print a copy.

The short worksheet at the end of the Lesson Guide will help guide you through the lighting adjustments to one of your images. Complete the worksheet with the editing software or app open in front of you.

Open the forum discussion (button below) and reply with your questions about adjusting tonal ranges. If you’re having trouble with these adjustments, reply in the forum and describe the problem (be sure to include the name of the editing software or app). One of your fellow students or I will try to assist you. I encourage you to reply with any other questions or comments about the lesson, too.

Once you’re finished, use the button below to mark the lesson complete (click it again to mark the lesson as incomplete). Use the buttons at the bottom to go to the next lesson, the previous lesson, or the lesson index.

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