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How to Use Paint.NET Curves to Improve a Photo
Image before and after curves adjustment in Paint.NET

This shows a photo before and after a Curves adjustment has been made.

© Ian Pullen

This is a basic introduction to making Curves adjustments in Paint.NET to improve your digital photos. If you enjoy using a digital camera, but sometimes think your photos could look a little better, then learning how to use the Curves feature of Paint.NET may help you to achieve better results.

Using Paint.NET's Curves feature may sound complex, but it is in fact a very easy and intuitive way to make adjustments to your photos. If you look at the accompanying image, you can see how a relatively flat photo with little contrast (left) has been quickly improved (right) using the Curves feature of Paint.NET. You can find out how to do this yourself on the following pages.

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