Shadow & Highlight

The Shadow & Highlight effect allows to reveal details in bright and dark areas of an image and reduce contrast.

Original Image Shadow & Highlight Effect Shadow & Highlight Effect
(hover the mouse over the picture to see the original image)


The effect panel contains two parameters sections.

The Shadows section lightens the dark areas of the image.

The Highlights sections allows to darken light areas.

If the Fixed Preview Area check-box is enabled, all changes will be displayed in a small preview area. If the check-box is disabled, the changes will be applied to the area visible in the Image Window.

Click Default to restore the original settings.

Click OK to apply the changes to the image and close the effect dialog box.

Click Cancel to close the dialog box without applying changes.