An Overview of Touch Up Studio

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An Overview of Touch Up Studio

Touch Up Studio

Designed for Photographer

User Manual 1.0

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Application Concept 7

This section provides information about the application and its user interface 8

Working Environment 9

Photo Library tabs and windows 10

Darkroom tabs and windows 11

Photo Library Toolbar 12

Folders Tab 13

Light Table 14

HSL Tab 15

Filter Tab 16

RGB Tab 17

Darkroom Toolbar 18

Film Strip Window 19

An Overview of Touch Up Studio 20

Importing/Adding Your Photo Library 20

Viewing your photographs 20

Comparing Photographs 20

Rejecting Photographs 21

Rating Photographs 21

Color Coding Photographs 21

Editing Photographs 21

Copying Corrections to others Photographs 22

Exporting Photographs 22

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Working Environment 23

Fix or Auto Hide/Show Window control 23

Tool Tips 23

Slower Computer/Fast Correction 23

Preference 24

Screen/Window Mode 25

Photo Library 26

Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Photo Library Mode 27

Folder Tab 28

Light Table 30

Fast Preview 30

Toolbar Photo Library 31

Light Table Bar 31

Selection Bar 34

Color Code Bar 35

Rate Bar 35

Sort By 35

Reject selected photos 36

Copy Photo Corrections to all selected photos 37

Export selected photos 38

Film Strip 41

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Fast Preview 41

Selection Bar 42

Photo Profile Bar 43

Meta data Image Information 44

Darkroom 45

Darkroom Toolbar 46

Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Darkroom Mode 46

Undo/Redo Bar 48

Zoom Bar 49

Rotation Bar 51

Brush Options 52

Loupe Tool 53

Dodge Tool 55

Burn Tool 56

Sharpen Tool 57

Blur Tool 58

Contrast Tool 59

Saturation Tool 60

De-saturation Tool 61

Colorize Tool 62

Skin Soften Tool 63

Noise Reductor Tool 64

Red Eye Tool 65

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Healing Tool 66

Clone Tool 67

Sensor Cleaner Tool 68

Eraser Tool 69

Crop Tool 70

RGB Tab 72

Level (Luminosity, Red, Green, or Blue) 73

Curve (Luminosity, Red, Green, or Blue) 75

White balance 76

Tone 78

HSL Tab 80

Hue 80

Red Hue 80

Yellow Hue 81

Green Hue 81

Cyan Hue 81

Blue Hue 82

Magenta Hue 82

Saturation 82

Red Saturation 83

Yellow Saturation 83

Green Saturation 83

Cyan Saturation 84

Blue Saturation 84

Magenta Saturation 84

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Lightness 85

Red Lightness 85

Yellow Lightness 85

Green Lightness 86

Cyan Lightness 86

Blue Lightness 86

Magenta Lightness 87

HSL 87

Hue 87

Saturation 88

Lightness 88

Highlights Hue, and saturation 88

Highlight Hue 89

Highlight Saturation 89

Mid-tones Hue, and saturation 89

Mid-tones Hue 90

Midtone Saturation 90

Shadows Hue, and saturation 90

Shadow Hue 91

Shadow Saturation 91

Filter Tab 92

Noise Reduction 92

Unsharp Mask 93

Skin Soften 94

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Application Concept

Touch Up Studio, allow you nondestructive image editing, nondestructive retouching, and multiple crops to your photographs.

These powerful advantages "single source document" save space on your hard drive and simplify management of multiple copies of

your photographs documents. Each photo you develop is its own Touch Up Studio document. This document store all your

corrections parameters, and your photograph is not a part of Touch Up Studio document. Our render photo technology allows us to

keep your photographs document intact, and benefit of our future improve algorithms. Also Touch Up Studio browse in your hard

drives folders, and it's no need to import your photographs in our software.

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This section provides information about the application and its user

interface

Once you have Touch Up Studio launched, the Touch Up Studio work space appears as shown below. The work space show you

the photo library with it is management tools.

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Working Environment

A. Allow you select between photo library and darkroom mode.

B. Allow you modify application preferences.

C. Show you progression when the application process.

D. Change the screen mode to Fullscreen or Window mode.

E. This control allow you fix or active the auto hide/show window mode.

A

E

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D

B

C


Photo Library tabs and windows

A. The Toolbar contains tools for rating, rejecting, exporting, color coding, sorting thumbnails, and allowing you to

configure the Light Table.

B. The Light Table displays the photographs thumbnails and previews.

C. The Folder Tab allow you browse your hard disk, and manage folders.

D. Film Strip displays the photographs thumbnails, and meta data informations.

A

C

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D

B


Darkroom tabs and windows

A. The Toolbar contains tools for zooming, retouching, rotating, and croping.

B. The HSL Tab allow you adjust hue, saturation, luminosity on a color basis, or light basis.

C. The Filter Tab allow you adjust Sharpen, Soften, and Noise filtering.

D. The RGB Tab allow you adjust Tone, White Balance, Levels, and Curves.

E. Film Strip displays the photographs thumbnails, and meta data informations.

F. Loupe displays region of your photograph “original or corrected version” at different magnification.

A

B

C

F

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E

D


Photo Library Toolbar

A. Light Table Bar allow you to configure the Light Table display mode.

B. Selection Bar allow you to select your photographs.

C. Color Code Bar allow you color code your photograph.

D. Rate Bar allow you rate your photographs.

E. Sort your photographs thumbnails.

F. Reject Photographs.

G. Batch Copy photo correction to other photographs.

H. Batch Export you photographs.

A B

C D

E

F G H

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Folders Tab

A. Folder Bar allow you manage folders.

B. Tree View allow you select, collapse, or open your folders.

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A

B


Light Table

A. Thumbnails.

C

B. Fast Preview

C. Reference selection

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A

B


HSL Tab

A. Preview adjustement.

B. Adjust Hue on a color basis.

C. Adjust Saturation on a color basis.

D. Adjust Lightness on a color basis.

E. Adjust global Hue, Saturation, and Lightness.

F. Adjust Hue, and Saturation on a highlights basis.

G. Adjust Hue, and Saturation on a mid-tones basis.

H. Adjust Hue, and Saturation on a shadows basis.

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B

C

D

E

F

G

H

A


Filter Tab

A. Preview adjustement.

B. Adjust Noise Reductor.

C. Adjust Sharpen.

D. Adjust Soften.

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B

C

D

A


RGB Tab

A. Preview adjustement.

B. Adjust Levels.

C. Adjust Curves.

D. Adjust Tone.

E. Adjust White Balance.

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A

B

C

D

E


Darkroom Toolbar

A. Undo Redo Bar.

B. Zoom Bar allow you zooming your photographs.

C. Rotation Bar allow you rotating your photographs.

D. Tools icons allow you select the loupe tool, retouching tool, or crop tool.

A B C D

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Film Strip Window

A. Thumbnails

B. Fast Preview

C. Meta data informations.

D. Selection Bar allow you select your photographs.

E. Photo Profile Bar allow you make photo profile or apply photo profile to your photographs.

D E C A B

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An Overview of Touch Up Studio

Importing/Adding Your Photo Library

Touch Up Studio allows you to easily add multiple photo library, without relocating or reorganizing your current files. Simply identify

one of your existing photo library folder. The Folders Tabs allow you add and remove photo library.

Touch Up Studio can work with a variety of common file types and formats, including:

• Jpeg

• TIFF (8Bits, 16Bits)

• PNG (8 Bits, 16Bits)

• RAW files from a variety of supported digital cameras

Viewing your photographs

To work with your photographs, you select a folder in the Folder Tab and the Light Table and Film Strip displays that folder

thumbnails. You use the Light Table or Film Strip to select photographs.

Comparing Photographs

To compare photographs, you use the Light Table and chose the appropriate thumbnails mode for your comparisons. Light Table Bar

appear in the Photo Library Tool Bar. The Light Table allow you to compare landscape or portrait photography, different mode of

comparison are offer to you. While comparing photographs, you can rate, color code, or reject them.

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Rejecting Photographs

You can reject photographs as you review them in the Light Table. Rejecting button appear in the Photo Library Tools Bar. By

selecting your photographs and clicking on the Reject button control, you can easily reject photographs. Reject photographs are

simply move to a folder of your choice. It is your choice to move them later in the Trash.

Rating Photographs

You can rate photographs as you review them in the Light Table. Rating controls appear in the Photo Library Tools Bar. By selecting

your photographs and clicking in the rating bar, you can easily rates photographs from one to five stars. The ratings appear as layer

on the photographs.

Color Coding Photographs

You can color code photographs as you review them in the Light Table. Color Coding controls appear in the Photo Library Tools Bar.

By selecting your photographs and clicking in the Color Code bar, you can easily color code photographs witch Red, Green, Blue,

Cyan, Magenta, or Yellow. The color coding appear as layer on the photographs.

Editing Photographs

To work with your photographs, you select a folder in the Folder Window and the Light Table displays that folder thumbnails. Use the

Light Table to select photograph and click on the Darkroom tab control in the top left of the screen. The Darkroom open your

photographs and it is ready for editing.

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Copying Corrections to others Photographs

You can also easily copying corrections from one photographs to others photographs. Touch Up Studio has variety of options when

you copy corrections to others photographs. Use the Light Table to select reference photographs, destination photographs and click

on the Copy Correction button control in the top right of the screen. The Copy Correction dialog open and it is ready for copying.

First select the options you want to copies such as White Balance, Levels, Curves, Exposure, Contrast, Brightness, Highlights, Mid-

tones, Shadows, Hue on light and color basis, Saturation on light and color basis, Healing Tool, Clone Tool, Dodge Tool, Burn Tool,

and Sensor Cleaner Tool. To proceed click on the OK button, or click Cancel button to avoid.

Exporting Photographs

You can also easily export individual or batch of photographs with the same export profile. Touch Up Studio has variety of export

profiles to facilitate your exporting. You can also customize export profile to your need. Export Profile offer you multiple of options for

exporting file such as file formats, crop format, resolution, and output folder. Use the Light Table to select photographs and click on

the Export button control in the top right of the screen. The Export dialog open and it is ready for exporting.

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Working Environment

Fix or Auto Hide/Show Window control

You can fix your window to always visible on the screen or Auto Hide when your mouse leave the window area. To change the

mode, click on the arrow.

To show the auto hide/show window:

1. move your mouse in the left, right, top, or bottom side of the screen, the window will appear automatically.

To hide the auto hide/show window:

1. move your mouse outside of the panel.

Tool Tips

Tool tips may help you discover what the icons in a window mean. Move your mouse to any icons and the tool tips appear.

Slower Computer/Fast Correction

Normally image correction software correct only a preview or a downscaled part of your image. Your software correct your photo

each time the image is displayed on the screen and practically in real time on some computers. This is why more there are pixels of

the images render on the screen, the software will take more time to correct them. We recommend with slower computer to render

the image in smaller on the screen.

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Preference

The Preferences allow you to set the preferences options of the application. The Preference Icon is located in the top right of the

screen. The preferences are Color Space (sRGB/Adobe RGB 1998), Automatic Gamma Correction when we open raw file formats,

Optimizations for the RAW Open, Brush Rendering Open, Thumbnail Open, and the Reject Folder for your rejected photos.

1. Click on the "Preferences" icon, located in the top right of the window application.

2. Choose your options, and click on the OK button, or click Cancel button to avoid.

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Screen/Window Mode

The Screen/Window Mode lets you choose to work in a window or in full screen. The Screen/Window Mode is located in the top

right of the Photo Browser Panel. If you select to work in the full screen the image will take the entire screen. To go back in the

window mode click on the window mode icon.

Fullscreen Mode:

1.Click on the "Fullscreen" icon, located in the top right of the window application to go in the full screen mode.

Window Mode:

1.Click on the "Window" icon, located in the top right of the screen.

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Photo Library

You can quickly manage your photo and rapidly rate, color code, compare photographs, or reject bad shot. Sort your photograph by

aperture, focal length, shutter speed, rate, color code, date, or file name. With our flexible library management, it’s no need to

import your photographs in library each time your are back from a session. Simply leave your photographs to your files system and

let Touch Up Studio browse in your hard drives.

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Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Photo Library Mode

Here are several useful keyboard shortcuts you can use in Photo Library Mode:

Keyboard shortcut Function

r

c

e

0

1

2

3

4

5

i

o

f

a

x


space

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Allow to reject selected photographs

Allow to open the Copy Correction Window

Allow to export selected photographs

Allow to unrated selected photographs

Allow to rated selected photographs to 1 star

Allow to rated selected photographs to 2 stars

Allow to rated selected photographs to 3 stars

Allow to rated selected photographs to 4 stars

Allow to rated selected photographs to 5 stars

zoom in

zoom out

zoom to fit

Undo previous corrections

Redo previous corrections

Allow you to select the previous photo

Allow you to select the next photo

Allow you to select the current photo


Folder Tab

The Folder Tab allow you manage your photo library. The Folder Window includes many functions like add, remove, select, collapse,

and open folder.

Add Folder to the library:

Allow you browse your computer and choose the root folder where you store your photo library. Ideally chose the root folder of your

repository. The Folder Tab allow you adding different photo library. Also the Folder Tab allow you to browse in the sub directories of

your photo library.

1. Click on the Add Folder icon, located in the top left of the Folder Tab.

2. Choose a folder from the dialog box and click on the OK button, or click Cancel button to avoid.

Remove Folder from the library:

Remove Folder from the library function allow you remove old image collection. The function do not delete your folder from your

hard disk, but remove it from the library.

1. Select a previously added folder in the tree view control.

2. Click on the Remove Folder icon, located in the top left of the Folder Tab.

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Collapse Folders:

Collapse Folders from the library function allow you collapse all folder under the selected folder.

1. Select a folder in the tree view.

2. Click on the Collapse Folders icon, located in the top left of the Folder Tab.

Explode Folders:

Explode Folders from the library function lets you opens all folder under the selected folder.

1. Select a folder in the tree view.

2. Click on the Explode Folders icon, located in the top left of the Folder Tab.

Select/Open a folder:

1. click over the folder icon to select the folder. All thumbnails for the selected folder will be load into the Light Table

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and Film Strip.


Light Table

Very configurable to your need. The Light Table allow you to view thumbnails on the vertical for portrait comparison, on the

horizontal for landscape, view thumbnail one by one, by 2 rows, by 3 rows, by 2 columns, by 3 colums, by 2 rows by 2 columns, by

3 rows by 3 colums, zoom out to view more thumbnails, zoom in to view less thumbnails, or fits all your thumbnails on the screen.

Another cool feature integrated in the Light Table is the fast preview of your photographs with meta data information.

Add photo to the selection:

1. press the [ control ] key down and click over the thumbnail to select the photo.

Remove photo from the selection:

1. press the [ control ] key down and click over the thumbnail to deselect the photo.

Fast Preview

Allow you see a fast preview of your photographs with its meta data information, color code, and star rate.

This features is useful when your are back from a photo session and you want to evaluate rapidly your photographs to reject, and

rate.

Fast Preview photo from Light Table:

1. press the [ alt ] key down.

2. move your mouse over the thumbnails in the light table or film strip to view preview of your photographs.

3. release the [ alt ] key to stop the operation.

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Toolbar Photo Library

You can quickly manage your photo and rapidly rate, color code, compare, reject bad shot, or print photographs. Sort your

photograph by aperture, focal length, shutter speed, rate, color code, date, or file name.

Light Table Bar

Zoom In

Allow you to zoom in the light table to view less thumbnails.

1. Click on the "Zoom In" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Zoom Out

Allow you to zoom out the light table to view more thumbnails.

1. Click on the "Zoom Out" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Fit

Allow you to fit all thumbnails in the light table.

1. Click on the "Fit" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

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One

Allow you to view one thumbnail in the light table.

1. Click on the "One" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Two Columns

Allow you to view two columns of thumbnails in the light table.

1. Click on the "Two Columns" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Two Rows

Allow you to view two rows of thumbnails in the light table.

1. Click on the "Two Rows" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Three Columns

Allow you to view three columns of thumbnails in the light table.

1. Click on the "Three Columns" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Three Rows

Allow you to view three rows of thumbnails in the light table.

1. Click on the "Three Rows" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Two Rows By Two Columns

Allow you to view two rows and two columns of thumbnails in the light table.

1. Click on the "Two Rows By Two Columns" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

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Three Rows By Three Columns

Allow you to view three rows and three columns of thumbnails in the light table.

1. Click on the "Three Rows By Three Columns" icon, located in the top left of the toolbar.

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Selection Bar

Select and go to the previous photo:

Allow you to select the previous photo. The current photo will be unselected, and the previous photo will be selected.

1. Click on the Previous Photo icon, located in the top left of the toolbar. Select the previous photo in reference (red

color).

Select and go to the next photo:

Allow you to select the next photo. The current photo will be unselected, and the next photo will be selected.

1. Click on the Next Photo icon, located in the top left of the toolbar. Select the next photo in reference (red color).

Select all photos in the current folder:

Allow you to select all photos in the Light Table.

1. Click on the Select All Photos icon, located in the top left of the toolbar. All photos will be selected (blue color). The

reference stay in red color.

Deselect all photos in the current folder:

Allow you to deselect all photos in the Light Table. But the reference stay selected in red color.

Click on the Deselect All Photos icon, located in the top left of the toolbar. All photos will be unselected (no color). The reference

stay selected in red color.

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Color Code Bar

Allow you to color code your photographs.

1. Click or Press the [ control ] key and Click on all photo you want in the Light Table or Film Strip.

2. Click on the "Color Code Bar" button, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Rate Bar

Allow you to rate from 0 to 5 stars, your photographs.

1. Click or Press the [ control ] key and Click on all photo you want in the Light Table or Film Strip.

2. Click on the "Rate Bar" button, located in the top left of the toolbar.

Sort By

Sort your photographs by Aperture, Focal Length, Shutter Speed, Rate, Color Code, Date, or Filename.

1. To sort the Light Table and Film Strip, press the mouse left button to show the list, move your mouse on the desired

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sort mode and release the mouse button.


Reject selected photos

The reject button control allow you to reject photographs in the Light Table. All selected photos will be rejected and moved from their

original folder to the reject folder. If this is the first time you use this option a dialog box will ask you to specify the reject folder

emplacement. The next time the function will move your reject photographs directly to this folder.

1. Click or Press the [ control ] key and Click on all photo you want in the Light Table or Film Strip.

2. Click on the Reject button control, located in the top right of the toolbar. All selected photos will be rejected and

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moved from their original folder to the reject folder.


Copy Photo Corrections to all selected photos

Our powerful copy correction tool allow you to copy correction such as white balance, levels, curves, contrast, brightness,

exposure, highlights, mid-tones, shadows, hue, saturation, sharpen, soften, healing brush, dodge brush, burn brush, clone brush,

sensor cleaner brush to a batch of photographs. This features use the reference photograph corrections (selected in red color), and

copy them to all selected photo (blue color). A dialog allow you selected corrections to copy. We recommend to use this feature

when you shoot a raffle of the same photographic element.

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1. Click in the Light Table or Film Strip on a thumbnail to select the reference photo "red color".

2. Press in the Light Table or Film Strip the [ control ] key and Click on all photo you want to paste the reference

correction.

3. Click on the "Copy Correction" button, located in the top right of the toolbar.

4. A dialog box appear to you, and allow you select the corrections to copies.

5. To copy the corrections press the OK button in the dialog, or to cancel press the Cancel button in the dialog.

Export selected photos

Batch export your photographs with the export profile. Setup export profile to fits your need. It is simple for you, begin by naming

your profile, choose output folder, select the file format “tiff 8 bits, tiff 16 bits, jpeg 8 bits, png 8 bits, png 16 bits”, select crop, specify

the resolution, and adjust unsharp mask for your output.

To export your photographs:

1. Press in the Light Table or Film Strip the [ control ] key and click on all photo you want to export.

2. Click on the "Export" button, located in the top right of the toolbar, and a dialog box appear to you.

3. Select the export profile in the combo box control, located on the top of the Export dialog. The application came with

pre-defined Export Profile. But you can change all of them to you're specific need.

4. To Export the photographs press the OK button in the dialog, or to cancel press the Cancel button in the dialog.

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Modify the Export profile:

1. Choose the profile, press the mouse left button on the combo box control to show the list, move your mouse on the

desired profile and release the mouse button.

2. Change the profile name, click in the edit control and type the new name.

3. Choose the output folder press the choose button beside the folder edit control.

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4. Select the File Format between TIFF 16 Bits, TIFF 8 Bits, JPEG, PNG 8 Bits, and PNG 16 Bits, press the mouse left

button on the combo box control to show the list, move your mouse on the desired file format and release the

mouse button.

5. Choose the image quality compression. (for Jpeg only). To change the image quality compression (for Jpeg only)

drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 90%,

the range is between 0..100%.

6. Change the pixel per width for the output image, click in the edit control and type the new value.

7. Change the pixel per height for the output image, click in the edit control and type the new value.

8. Change the number of pixel per inch for the output image, click in the edit control and type the new value.

9. Change the amount how weak or strong the image mask is blend with your photo drag the slider, or click in the edit

control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is

between 0..100.

10. Change the radius drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The

default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between 0..45. The higher radius increase the sharpening.

11. Change the threshold drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The

default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between 0..100. Threshold allow you change how much adjacent

pixels need to be considered an edge

Export Profiles are store in the session file. Your profile will be restored in the next session.

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Film Strip

View thumbnails in the linear film strip, fast preview your photo, and rapidly view meta data information. The film strip is useful in the

darkroom to change the editing photo. Also the Film strip allow you setup photo profile correction. Use a corrected photograph has

bases to correct future photograph of the same kind.

Add photo to the selection

1. press the [ control ] key down and click over the thumbnail to select the photo.

Remove photo from the selection

1. press the [ control ] key down and click over the thumbnail to deselect the photo.

Fast Preview

Allow you see a fast preview of your photographs with its meta data information, color code, and star rate.

This features is useful when your are back from a photo session and you want to evaluate rapidly your photographs to reject, and

rate.

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Fast Preview photo from Light Table:

1. press the [ alt ] key down.

2. move your mouse over the thumbnails in the light table or film strip to view preview of your photographs.

3. release the [ alt ] key to stop the operation.

Selection Bar

Select and go to the previous photo:

Allow you to select the previous photo. The current photo will be unselected, and the previous photo will be selected.

1. Click on the Previous Photo icon, located in the top left of the film strip. Select the previous photo in reference (red

color).

Select and go to the next photo:

Allow you to select the next photo. The current photo will be unselected, and the next photo will be selected.

1. Click on the Next Photo icon, located in the top left of the film strip. Select the next photo in reference

(red color).

Select all photos in the current folder:

Allow you to select all photos in the Light Table.

1. Click on the Select All Photos icon, located in the top left of the film strip. All photos will be selected (blue color). The

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reference stay in red color.


Deselect all photos in the current folder:

Allow you to deselect all photos in the Light Table. But the reference stay selected in red color.

1. Click on the Deselect All Photos icon, located in the top left of the film strip. All photos will be unselected (no

color). The reference stay selected in red color.

Photo Profile Bar

Allow you to setup photo profile correction such as Portrait, Landscape, Flower, Sport, Architecture, Macro, Under Water, Night

Portrait, Group Portrait, and As Shoot. Use a corrected photograph has bases to correct future photograph of the same kind. The As

Shoot profile can not be set, this profile reset all corrections on your photo except for the brush.

Apply the photo profile to your selected photo:

1. Press in the Film Strip or in the Light Table the [ control ] key and click on all photo you want to paste profile.

2. Click on the desired Photo Profile icon

Set the photo profile:

1. Click in the Film Strip on a thumbnails

2. Correct your photo in the Darkroom like you want for this Photo Profile

3. Click on the "Set Profile" icon

4. Click on the "Profile" icon you want to change "Portrait, Landscape, Flower, Sport, Architecture, Macro,

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Under Water, Night Portrait, Group Portrait".


Meta data Image Information

The Image Info lets you see the image name, focal length, speed, the aperture, the ISO, and the image dimension. The Image Info

is located in the upper middle of the filmstrip.

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Darkroom

With its powerful and fast nondestructive color correction tools you can easily fine tune light and color. Adjust hue, saturation, and

luminosity on a color basis “red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow” or light basis “highlights, mid-tones, shadows”. You can also

adjust contrast, brightness, highlights, mid-tones, shadows, exposure, curves, levels, sharpen, soften, noise, and more. Touch Up

Studio allows you to adjust the

white balance manually, by

preset or with your grey card.

Every group of correction can

be disabled to compare your

photo before and after. Our

powerful copy color correction

tool allow you to copy color

correction such as white

balance, hue, saturation, light,

sharpen, brush tools to a batch

of photographs.

The darkroom easily user

interface give you every

controls you need to improve

your photo under your finger.

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Darkroom Toolbar

The darkroom toolbar is located in the top of the screen. The toolbar includes many tools such as Loupe, Dodge Brush, Burn Brush,

Sharpen Brush, Blur Brush, Contrast Brush, Saturation Brush, De-saturation Brush, Colorize Brush, Skin Soften Brush, Noise

Reductor Brush, Red Eye Brush, Healing Brush, Clone Brush, Sensor Cleaner Brush, Eraser Brush and Crop. Also the toolbar

allow you to adjust tools options.

Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Darkroom Mode

Here are several useful keyboard shortcuts you can use in darkroom:

Keyboard shortcut Function

z

d

b

v

u

w

s

g

c

k

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active the Loupe Tool

active the Dodge Tool

active the Burn Tool

active the Sharpen Tool

active the Blur Tool

active the Contrast Tool

active the Saturation Tool

active the De-saturation Tool

active the Colorize Tool

active the Skin Soften Tool


Keyboard shortcut Function

n

r

j

y

l

e

m

1

2

3

4

5

8

9

f

i

o

p

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active the Noise Reductor Tool

active the Red Eye Tool

active the Healing Tool

active the Clone Tool

active the Sensor Cleaner Tool

active the Eraser Tool

active the Crop Tool

zoom to 1:1 (100%)

zoom to 2:1 (200%)

zoom to 1:2 (50%)

zoom to 4:1 (400%)

zoom to 1:4 (25%)

zoom to 8:1 (800%)

zoom to 1:8 (12.5%)

zoom to fit

zoom in

zoom out

active pan


Keyboard shortcut Function

a

x

<

>


Undo previous corrections

Redo previous corrections

Rotate image to left -90 degree

Rotate image to right + 90 degree

Allow you to select and load the previous photo. The current photo will be close, and corrections

will be save in the Touch Up Studio document

Allow you to select and load the next photo. The current photo will be close, and corrections will

be save in the Touch Up Studio document

Undo/Redo Bar

The undo/Redo Bar allow you to undo or redo your image corrections. The Undo/Redo is located in the upper left of the toolbar. The

Undo/Redo bar allow you undo or redo all enhancements corrections or brushes corrections. Click on the desired icon to undo or

redo the operation.

To undo your last correction:

1. press [command] + [ Z ] key or click on the undo icon

To redo you last correction:

1. press [command] + [shift] + [ Z ] Key or click on the redo icon

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Zoom Bar

The Zoom Bar allow you to magnify your image. The zoom bar is located in the upper left of the toolbar. The zoom bar allow you to

zoom in, zoom out, fit, zoom to 1:8 (12.5%), zoom to 1:4 (25%), zoom to 1:2 (50%), zoom to 1:1 (100%), zoom to 2x (200%), zoom

to 4x (400%), zoom to 8x (800%).

To zoom in:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ i ] key to zoom in

To zoom out:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ o ] key to zoom out

To zoom fit:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ f ] key to zoom fit

To zoom 1:1:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ 1] key to zoom 1:1 (100%)

To zoom 2:1:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ 2 ] key to zoom 2:1 (200%)

To zoom 4:1:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ 4 ] key to zoom 4:1 (400%)

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To zoom 8:1:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ 8 ] key to zoom 8:1 (800%)

To zoom 1:2:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ 3 ] key to zoom 1:2 (50%)

To zoom 1:4:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ 5 ] key to zoom 1:4 (25%)

To zoom 1:8:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ 9 ] key to zoom 1:8 (12.5%)

To Pan the image:

1. Move your mouse on the image.

2. Press [ p ] key down.

3. Move your mouse to begin panning image.

4. Release [ p ] key to complete.

Notes: these options are always available in all tools with the keyboard shortcuts.

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Rotation Bar

The Rotation Bar lets you rotate your image. The zoom bar is located in the upper left of the toolbar, and on the right side of the

zoom bar. The Rotation Bar allow you to flip vertical , flip horizontal, rotate left(-90), rotate right(+90), or as shot. The as shot restore

to the rotation of your file.

To vertical flip your image:

1. Click on the icon.

To horizontal flip your image:

1. Click on the icon.

To rotate your image at left - 90 degree:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ < ] key to rotate

To rotate your image at right + 90 degree:

1. Click on the icon, or press [ > ] key to rotate

To remove all rotation on your image:

1. Click on the icon.

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Brush Options

The size, and opacity of brush can be adjusted. Each brush has is own size and opacity.

To change your brush size:

1. Select one of these brush "Dodge, Burn, Sharpen, Blur, Contrast, Saturation, Desaturation, Colorize, Skin Soften,

or

Noise Reductor, Red-Eye, Healing, Clone, Eraser" tool.

2. Move your mouse pointer on your photo.

3. Press the [ control ] key to begin brush resize.

4. Move your mouse pointer to resize dynamically your brush size.

5. Release the [ control ] key to complete the brush resize.

1. Select one of these brush "Dodge, Burn, Sharpen, Blur, Contrast, Saturation, Desaturation, Colorize, Skin Soften,

Noise Reductor, Red-Eye, Healing, Clone, Eraser" tool.

2. Move your mouse pointer on the right side of the toolbar.

3. Drag the "Size" slider to change your brush size dynamically.

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To change your brush opacity:

1. Select one of these brush "Dodge, Burn, Sharpen, Blur, Contrast, Saturation, Desaturation, Colorize, Skin Soften,

Noise Reductor, Red-Eye, Healing, Clone, Eraser" tool.

2. Move your mouse pointer on the right side of the toolbar.

3. Drag the "Opacity" slider to change your brush opacity dynamically.

Loupe Tool

Observe parts of your photo at different magnification from 0.125x to 308x. Move our loupe and compare detail between the original

photo and your corrected version.

1. Select the Loupe Tool from the Toolbar located in the top of the screen.

2. Move your mouse pointer on your photo.

3. Press the mouse left button to begin the loupe mode.

4. Continue to move the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

5. To stop the loupe, release your left mouse button.

When the Loupe appear on the screen press on the following key options:

• press [ i ] key to zoom in

• press [ o ] key to zoom out

• press [ 1 ] key to zoom 1:1 (100%)

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• press [ 2 ] key to zoom 2:1 (200%)

• press [ 4 ] key to zoom 4:1 (400%)

• press [ 8 ] key to zoom 8:1 (800%)

• press [ 3 ] key to zoom 1:2 (50%)

• press [ 5 ] key to zoom 1:4 (25%)

• press [ 9 ] key to zoom 1:8 (12.5%)

• press [ r ] key to see original image or the corrected image

Anytime observe at different scale and compare your photo correction with the original image simply press the [ r ] key with the

loupe to alternate between original image or corrected image.

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Dodge Tool

Allow you to lightens an area of an image. This tool can be useful to remove the lens vignetting or eyelid. This tool is based on

photographic development techniques for controlling exposure on differents regions of an image. Be careful not to over apply

otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Dodge Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop dodging release your left mouse button.

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Burn Tool

Allow you to darkens an area of an image. This tool is based on photographic development techniques for controlling exposure on

differents regions of an image. Be careful not to over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Burn Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop burning release your left mouse button.

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Sharpen Tool

Allow you to sharpen the edges in region of an image. Use this tool to fix soft eye or to increase the focus or edge of an object. This

tool is based on photographic development techniques for controlling sharpening on differents regions of an image. Be careful not to

over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Sharpen Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop sharpening release your left mouse button.

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Blur Tool

Allow you to soften region of an image. This tool can be use to remove deep of field in some areas. This tool is based on

photographic development techniques for controlling blurring on differents regions of an image. Be careful not to over apply

otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Blur Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the right

side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop sharpening release your left mouse button.

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Contrast Tool

Allow you to contrast region of an image. This tool is based on photographic development techniques for controlling contrasting on

differents regions of an image. Be careful not to over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Contrast Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. Use this tool to add contrast on

differents regions of an image. The tool options are located in the right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop contrasting release your left mouse button.

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Saturation Tool

Allow you to change the saturation of colors for a region of an image. This tool is useful to increase the color on lips, or eyes. Be

careful not to over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Saturation Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in

the right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop saturating color release your left mouse button.

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De-saturation Tool

Allow you to change the de-saturation of colors for a region of an image. This tool is useful to decrease the color on lips, or eyes. Be

careful not to over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Saturation Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in

the right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop de-saturating color release your left mouse button.

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Colorize Tool

Allow you replace colors in area of an image by a new own. This tool is useful to replace colors of lips, or eyes. Be careful not to

over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Colorize Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Select the Brush Color.

5. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

6. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

7. To stop colorizing release your left mouse button.

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Skin Soften Tool

Allow you to soften region of an image. This tool is useful to soften skin on different regions of a portrait. Be careful not to over apply

otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Skin Soften Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in

the right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop skin softening release your left mouse button.

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Noise Reductor Tool

Allow you to remove noise in an area of an image. This tool is useful to remove grain on different regions of an image. Be careful not

to over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Noise Reductor Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are

located in the right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop noise reducing release your left mouse button.

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Red Eye Tool

Allow you to fix the Red Eye of a Portrait. Use this tool to fix red eye on a portrait. Be careful not to over apply otherwise the image

area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Red Eye Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on the eye, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the eye with the left button pressed.

6. To stop red eye removing release your left mouse button.

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Healing Tool

Allow you to fix imperfections such as scratches, blemishes, dusts of an image. Be careful not to over apply otherwise the image

area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Healing Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

6. To stop healing correction release your left mouse button.

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Clone Tool

Allow you to duplicate part of an image. This tool is useful to remove distracting objects. Be careful not to over apply otherwise the

image area will start to wash out. The tool involves setting a sampling point in the image which will be used as a reference first point

to create the new cloned area.

1. Select the Healing Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo over the area to clone, hold down the [alt] Key and click the mouse left

button to set the reference point.

5. Move your mouse pointer where you want the cloned image to appear, and press the mouse left button to begin.

6. Continue to drag the mouse over the area with the left button pressed.

7. To stop cloning release your left mouse button.

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Sensor Cleaner Tool

Allow you to fix dead pixels or dust of your sensor. The tools allow you to identify

independently the dust and dead pixels. Later you can copies these corrections by

choosing between dead or dust to other photos. Be careful not to over apply otherwise

the image area will start to wash out.

Tips: Identify and correct the dead pixels of your first photo and copy this correction to all photos of your session. On the next

session, copy the dead pixels correction of your last session to the first photo of your new session. Try to identify with the loupe the

new dead pixel and correct them with the Sensor Cleaner tool and copy theses corrections to all photos of your new session.

Repeat on each session this principle. For dust you can do the same thing, but take care when you clean your sensor to restart

identifying dust. Dead pixels are not corrected when you clean your sensor.

1. Select the Sensor Cleaner Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are

located in the right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Select the Mode between Dust or Dead Pixel.

5. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, and press the mouse left button to begin.

6. Continue to drag the mouse over the region with the left button pressed.

7. To stop Sensor Cleaner correction release your left mouse button.

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Eraser Tool

Allow you to erase all brush correction on a part of an image. This tool is useful to remove previous brush correction. The eraser

tool go back gradually to the original image. Be careful not to over apply otherwise the image area will start to wash out.

1. Select the Eraser Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Brush Size.

3. Select the Brush Opacity. We recommend to try a small value.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo over the area to erase, and press the mouse left button to begin.

5. Continue to drag the mouse over the area with the left button pressed.

6. To stop erasing release your left mouse button.

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Crop Tool

Allow you define multiple crops “4x6, 5x7, 8x10, free, and more” for the same

photo. This feature allow to have a single file and not one by different crops.

Available crop are 1x1, 2x3, 4x6, 20x30, 3x4, 3x5, 4x5, 8x10, 16x20, 5x7,

8.5x11,13x19, Custom a, Custom b, and Custom c, and Free Style. The custom

crops allow you set the proportion of your crop. The Crop Tool have another

option to change crop orientation between portrait or landscape. Each image can

have multiples crops, and they are store in your Touch Up Studio document. It's

important to know the photo will not appear cropped on the screen. But you will

see the frame during cropping operation. We don't crop the image on the screen

to allow brushing on the entire frame. Because some crop like 1x1 and 4x6

occupied different parts of the images. The crop is use only for the export.

To define crop:

1. Select the Crop Tool from the toolbar window located in the top of the screen. The tool options are located in the

right side of the toolbar.

2. Select the Crop format you want.

3. Select the landscape or portrait mode.

4. Move your mouse pointer on your photo, over the crop corner to resize or in the middle to move.

5. Repeat for each crop you want to use in the export.


To move the crop:

1. Move your mouse pointer in the middle area of the crop.

2. Press the mouse left button and drag the mouse.

3. To complete the operation release the left button.

To resize the crop:

1. Move your mouse pointer over one of the crop corner.

2. Press the mouse left button and drag the mouse.

3. To complete the operation release the left button.

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RGB Tab

The RGB Tab is located in to the right side of the screen in the darkroom mode. The RGB panel

allow you to adjust and preview the White Balance, Tones, Curves, and Levels corrections. Also this

Tab show you the image histogram.

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Level (Luminosity, Red, Green, or Blue)

Allow you move and stretch brightness in a histogram. Adjusted independently the image

luminosity, red, green, and blue. The level using five components: input black point, input

mid-tone point, input white point, output black point and output white point. The position of

the input black and white points sliders redefined the new histogram. The value between the

input black and white point are scale to the output black and white points. The mid-tone

slider redefines the location of the gray.

Choose between the luminosity, red, green, or blue histogram:

1. Click in the histogram bar control "located in the top middle of the histogram" to select channel. The selected

histogram and its controls will appear.

2. Choose your method (Dropper Tools, Automatically or Manually by the Sliders) to adjust the level

Adjusting with the dropper tools:

1. Click to select the Black, White, or Mid-tone dropper tool, located in the top right of the histogram.

2. Move your mouse pointer on your photo.

3. Move your mouse pointer over a Black, White or Mid-tone area on your photo.

4. Click the mouse left button to set this value to the level. The tool take average of 5x5 pixels centered on your mouse

position.

Reset the luminosity, red, green, or blue histogram:

1. Click the reset level button (X), located in the top left of the histogram.

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Automatic adjust luminosity, red, green, or blue histogram:

1. Click the automatic adjustment level button (O), located in the top left of the histogram.

Manually adjust luminosity, red, green, or blue histogram:

1. Drag the input slider black tip located in the upper left of the histogram.

2. Drag the input slider white tip located in the upper right of the histogram.

3. Drag the input slider gray tip located in the upper middle of the histogram.

Disable the level correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the histogram.

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Curve (Luminosity, Red, Green, or Blue)

Allow you take input tones and selectively compress brightness in a histogram. Adjusted

independently the image luminosity, red, green, and blue. The curve has black point, midtone

point, and white point. The curve is controlled using any number of points.

Adding a new point:

1. Left click in the histogram to add a new point.

Removing a point:

1. Right click or left click + [ control ] key over the point to remove.

Moving a point:

1. Press the left mouse button over a point and drag the mouse to move it, over

the histogram.

Disable the curve correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the histogram.

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White balance

Allow you remove unrealistic color cast. An incorrect White Balance create unsightly

yellow, blue or green color cast. Adjust manually Tint and Temperature, or by preset, or

grey card or simply use dropper tool and click on your photo. The temperature is set in

kelvin value are between 2 000k and 10 000k.

A good way of doing white balance, is to use the dropper tool and click a part of your photo to adjust the color balance parameters. If

you have shoot a photo with a grey card, click on the grey card and the white balance will be set. To copy your white balance to all

photos of your session use the Copy Correction Dialog and active white balance correction only.

Adjusting with the Tint slider:

1. Drag the slider to change the tint of your photo, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify

the value.

Adjusting with the Temperature slider:

1. Drag the slider to change the temperature of your photo, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and

specify the value.

Adjusting with the profile bar:

1. Select the desired white balance daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, flash, custom, as shoot located in

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the bottom right of the Temperature slider.


Adjusting with the dropper tool:

1. Click to the dropper tool, located in the top right of the Tint slider.

2. Move your mouse pointer on your photo.

3. Chose a white point and click. The tool take average of 5x5 pixels centered on your mouse position.

Reset the white balance:

1. Click the reset white balance button (X), located in the top left of the Tint slider.

Disable the white balance correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the tint slider.

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Tone

Allow you adjust contrast, brightness exposure, shadows, mid-tones, highlights of your

image.

Adjusting the contrast:

1. Drag the slider to change the contrast of your photo, or click in the edit

control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is

1.0 when no change, the range is between 0.0 to 4.0.

Adjusting the exposure:

1. Drag the slider to change the exposure of your photo, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify

the value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between -2.0 to 2.0.

Adjusting the brightness:

1. Drag the slider to change the brightness of your photo, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and

specify the value. The default value is 1.0 when no change, the range is between 0.10 to 5.0.

Adjusting the highlights:

1. Drag the slider to change the highlights of your photo, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify

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the value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between -100 to 100.


Adjusting the mid-tones:

1. Drag the slider to change the mid-tones of your photo, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and

specify the value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between -100 to 100.

Adjusting the shadows:

1. Drag the slider to change the shadows of your photo, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify

the value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between -100 to 100.

Disable the tone correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the tint slider.

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HSL Tab

The HSL Tab is located in to the left side of the screen in the darkroom mode. Allow you adjust hue,

saturation and lightness on a color basis “red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow” or light basis

“highlights, mid-tones, shadows”. You can adjust saturation of one color without affecting the other colors

or you can adjust hue only in the highlights.

Hue

Allow you adjust hue on a color basis “red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow”. You can adjust hue of

one color without affecting the other colors.

Disable the color basis hue correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the hue sliders.

Red Hue

The Red Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all red pixels in your photo.

To correct the red pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the

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value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between -180..180.


Yellow Hue

The Yellow Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all yellow pixels in your photo.

To correct the yellow pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -180..180.

Green Hue

The Green Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all green pixels in your photo.

To correct the green pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -180..180.

Cyan Hue

The Cyan Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all cyan pixels in your photo.

To correct the cyan pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -180..180.


Blue Hue

The Blue Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all blue pixels in your photo.

To correct the blue pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -180..180.

Magenta Hue

The Magenta Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all magenta pixels in your photo.

To correct the Magenta pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -180..180.

Saturation

Allow you adjust saturation on a color basis “red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow”. You can adjust saturation of one color without

affecting the other colors.

Disable the color basis saturation correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the saturation sliders.

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Red Saturation

The Red Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all red pixels in your photo.

To correct the red pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Yellow Saturation

The Yellow Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all yellow pixels in your photo.

To correct the yellow pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is

0.0 when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Green Saturation

The Green Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all green pixels in your photo.

To correct the green pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.


Cyan Saturation

The Cyan Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all cyan pixels in your photo.

To correct the cyan pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Blue Saturation

The Blue Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all blue pixels in your photo.

To correct the blue pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Magenta Saturation

The Magenta Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all magenta pixels in your photo.

To correct the magenta pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.


Lightness

Allow you adjust lightness on a color basis “red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow”. You can adjust lightness of one color without

affecting the other colors.

Disable the color basis lightness correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the lightness sliders.

Red Lightness

The Red Lightness correction allow you to change the lightness of all red pixels in your photo.

To correct the red pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Yellow Lightness

The Yellow Lightness correction allow you to change the lightness of all yellow pixels in your photo.

To correct the yellow pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.


Green Lightness

The Green Lightness correction allow you to change the lightness of all green pixels in your photo.

To correct the green pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Cyan Lightness

The Cyan Lightness correction allow you to change the lightness of all cyan pixels in your photo.

To correct the cyan pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Blue Lightness

The Blue Lightness correction allow you to change the lightness of all blue pixels in your photo.

To correct the blue pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.


Magenta Lightness

The Magenta Lightness correction allow you to change the lightness of all magenta pixels in your photo.

To correct the magenta pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

HSL

Allow you adjust hue, saturation and lightness globally to your photo.

Disable the global hsl correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the hsl sliders.

Hue

The Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all pixels in your photo.

To correct the pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -180..180.


Saturation

The Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all pixels in your photo.

To correct the pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Lightness

The Lightness correction allow you to change the lightness of all pixels in your photo.

To correct the pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Highlights Hue, and saturation

Allow you adjust hue or saturation in the highlights.

You can adjust hue or saturation in the hightlights without affecting the mid-tones, or shadows.

Disable the highlight hue, and saturation correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the lightness sliders.

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Highlight Hue

The Highlight Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all highlight pixels in your photo.

To correct the highlight pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -180..180.

Highlight Saturation

The Highlight Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all highlight pixels in your photo.

To correct the highlight pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Mid-tones Hue, and saturation

Allow you adjust hue or saturation in the mid-tones.

You can adjust hue or saturation in the mid-tones without affecting the highlights, or shadows.

Disable the mid-ones hue, and saturation correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the mid-tones sliders.

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Mid-tones Hue

The Midtone Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all midtone pixels in your photo.

To correct the midtone pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -180..180.

Midtone Saturation

The Midtone Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all midtone pixels in your photo.

To correct the midtone pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.

Shadows Hue, and saturation

Allow you adjust hue or saturation in the shadows.

You can adjust hue or saturation in the shadows without affecting the highlights, or mid-tones.

Disable the shadows hue, and saturation correction:

1. Click the checkbox control, located in the top left of the shadows sliders.

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Shadow Hue

The Shadow Hue correction allow you to change the hue of all shadow pixels in your photo.

To correct the shadow pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between -180..180.

Shadow Saturation

The Shadow Saturation correction allow you to change the saturation of all shadow pixels in your photo.

To correct the shadow pixels:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -1.0..1.0.


Filter Tab

The Filter Tab is located in to the left side of the screen in the darkroom mode. The Detail Noise panel

allow you to reduce the noise of your photo, increase the detail with the sharpen or adjust the skin

soften of your portrait.

Noise Reduction

Allow you remove chromatic and monochromatic noise. Digital Sensor in your camera can produce

noise at high ISO, this filter can help you to save your photographs.

To adjust the strength:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the

value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between -180..180.

To adjust the smoothness:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the

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value. The default value is 0.0 when no change, the range is between -180..180.


Unsharp Mask

Based on traditional photographic development techniques for controlling sharpen of your photographs.

The Sharpen Amount allow you to change how weak or strong the image mask is blend with your photo.

The Sharpen Radius allow you to change the radius width. The higher radius increase the sharpening,

The Sharpen Threshold allow you to change how much adjacent pixels need to be considered an edge.

To change the amount:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between 0.0..1.0.

To change the radius:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is

0.0 when no change, the range is between 0..45.

To change the threshold:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -0.0..1.0.


Skin Soften

Allow you soften skin of portrait photography. Take advantage of this tools in portraits photography to soften only skin and keep the

eyes in focus.

The Skin Soften Amount allow you to change how weak or strong the image mask is blend with your photo.

The Skin Soften Radius allow you to change the radius width. The higher radius increase the Skin Soften.

The Skin Soften Threshold allow you to change how much adjacent pixels need to be considered an edge.

To change the amount:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between 0.0..1.0.

To change the radius:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

when no change, the range is between 0..45.

To change the threshold:

1. drag the slider, or click in the edit control beside the slider control and specify the value. The default value is 0.0

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when no change, the range is between -0.0..1.0.

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