How to Revive a Pale Photo

What if the objects in your photo don't look as lively and colorful on your computer as they did when you took them? Using the built-in Enhancer plugin in AliveColors image editor, you can easily add some shine to faded photos and enliven wishy washy colors that are too pale and lack vitality.

Original Image Result Revive a Pale Photo
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Start AliveColors. Open the source image File -> Open...

Program Window Program Window

Launch the built-in Enhancer plugin in Improve Details mode: Effects -> Built-in Plugins -> Enhancer -> Improve Details...

Launch Built-in Enhancer Plugin Launch Built-in Enhancer Plugin

Adjust the settings to make muted colors more intensive and vivid and enhance image detail. Use the Preview option to preview the processing output. When you select the Fast mode, the calculation is fast based on the thumbnail image. When selecting HQ, the image takes longer to process in its original size.

By experimenting with the settings, you can completely change the mood of the photo, from softer to more dramatic.

Built-in Enhancer Plugin Enhancer Plugin: Improve Details Mode

Here are the settings closer:

Settings in the Enhancer Plugin Settings in the Enhancer Plugin

Apply the changes by clicking .

Use the Lighten tool to add highlights to the girl's face and hair, and horse's mane.

Adding Highlights with Lighten Tool Adding Highlights

The result is a vibrant photo that radiates true liveliness, joy, and energy.