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Photo Editing 101: Tips for Beginners

Essential skills to get started.

Once you’ve worked your way around using your camera and composing photos, the next step should be to learn some basic photo editing essentials, to put the finishing touches to your image.

There is a range of software and tools available to edit photos, but ultimately, they are similar in the editing opportunities they offer.

To enhance the way your photos look, you should start by:

  • Cropping and ensuring horizons are straight
  • Correcting the exposure where needed
  • Adjusting the white balance
  • Checking contrast and saturation levels
  • Adjusting sharpness and noise levels

Want to know more? Take a look at this video with 8 quick photo editing tips:

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