v3 Style

Contains a tab with Presets and a tab with sliders.

Black & White and Sepia

Opacity – Increases the strength of the black and white effect. When the strength is on 0, there is no effect and the other sliders are hidden. Increasing it to 1 reduces the strength of the colors. When at 1, the image is Black and White.

Exclude – Excludes one area of the picture from the Black & White or Sepia adjustment. For example, leaving one building in color and the remainder Black & White.

Blacks – Blocks of color to adjust the shade of the Blacks in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Midtones – Blocks of color to adjust the shade of the Mid tones in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Whites – Blocks of color to adjust the shade of the Whites in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Vignette

Opacity – Adjusts the intensity of the vignette. When at 0 there is no effect and the other sliders are hidden.

Radius – Adjusts the size of the vignette around the image.

Outer Color – Blocks of color to adjust the color of the vignette in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Reset Section and Save Preset

At the bottom of each section are the buttons for Reset Section and Save Preset.

Save a preset for future use by clicking Save Preset. This opens a box to type a preset name. Click OK to save it as a Preset in that section. Click Cancel to exit the Save Preset box.

Click Reset Section to revert all slider values to 0, undoing all of your changes to that section.

Tip: Toggling the power symbol to the right of a section heading lets you turn your changes on and off without permanently undoing them. This is useful if you want to review your edits.

Style

Contains a tab with Presets and a tab with sliders.

Depth of Field

Radius – Adjusts the radius of the defocusing affect. Larger values blur more. When the radius is at 0, there is no effect and the other sliders are hidden.

Focus Distance – Sets the distance at which the image appears focused – Near ground, mid ground or far ground.

Sharp Range – Adjusts how far away from the Focus Distance areas become blurry.

Black & White and Sepia

Opacity – Increases the strength of the black and white effect. When the strength is on 0, there is no effect and the other sliders are hidden. Increasing it to 1 reduces the strength of the colors. When at 1, the image is Black and White.

Exclude – Excludes one area of the picture from the Black & White or Sepia adjustment. For example, leaving one building in color and the remainder Black & White.

Blacks – Blocks of color to adjust the shade of the Blacks in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Midtones – Blocks of color to adjust the shade of the Mid tones in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Whites – Blocks of color to adjust the shade of the Whites in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Vignette

Opacity – Adjusts the intensity of the vignette. When at 0 there is no effect and the other sliders are hidden.

Radius – Adjusts the size of the vignette around the image.

Outer Color – Blocks of color to adjust the color of the vignette in the image. When a block is selected, additional sliders appear to adjust the exact color selected.

Reset Section and Save Preset

At the bottom of each section are the buttons for Reset Section and Save Preset.

Save a preset for future use by clicking Save Preset. This opens a box to type a preset name. Click OK to save it as a Preset in that section. Click Cancel to exit the Save Preset box.

Click Reset Section to revert all slider values to 0, undoing all of your changes to that section.

Tip: Toggling the power symbol to the right of a section heading lets you turn your changes on and off without permanently undoing them. This is useful if you want to review your edits.

v3 Whole Picture

Shows a tab for Presets of changes made to the whole picture, and a tab for adjusting sliders to change the whole picture.

Main sliders

The first set of sliders are for quickly tweaking the overall brightness and colors in the image.

Top (Style) Slider – The first slider allows you to apply an overall color, brightness and contrast style to the whole image. The drop down box on the left lets you choose from different color, brightness and contrast styles. For instance, Improver will detect what type of landscape you have and intelligently improve it. Other options let you apply the colors and shades of seasons or art styles, for example

Style Contrast – This slider lets you tweak how much change there is to the brightness and contrast from the style slider without affecting the colors. When it is at 0, only the hue and saturation of the pixels will be changed, when it is at 1 the brightness of the pixels will be changed to the maximum amount specified by the style slider.

Hi/Low Key – When set to 1, it will turn the image into a high key image, with generally bright colors and good contrast. When set to -1 it will turn the image into a low key image with generally dark colors and extreme contrast. At 0 it has no effect.

Auto White Balance – Automatically fix color cast in images.

Auto Levels – Automatically fix color cast and lack of contrast in image.

Flatten Histogram – Recover detail in image highlights, or blacked out shadows.

Exposure Recovery – Fixes over exposed areas.

Exposure – Adjusts the exposure of all the image.

Fill Light – Used to brighten the image, especially in underexposed areas.

Blacks – Darkens the blacks in the area to make the image more punchy.

Color

Vibrance – Increases the intensity of colorful areas while grayer areas are changed less.

Saturation – Increases or decreases the intensity of all the colors in the image.

Colorfulness – Makes an image more colorful by increasing the intensity and range of colors.

Presence

Contrast – Adjusts the amount of difference between the light and dark area in the image.

Dehaze – Slide up to remove haze from the image and slider down to add haze. N.B. This slider works on the whole image at once as if the haze was all close up. If you have added labels to the image then there is another Dehaze slider in the Sky section that adds or removes haze from the sky and landscape dependent on depth from the camera to get more realistic results as if the haze were sitting in the landscape.

Manual White Balance

Temperature – Sliding to the right warms the image, making it more red, sliding to the left cools the image making it bluer.

Tint – Adjusts the tint of the image. Sliding to the right makes the image greener, to the left, more magenta.

Reset Section and Save Sliders

At the bottom of each section are the buttons for Reset Section, and Save Preset.

Save a preset for future use by clicking Save Preset. This opens a box to type a preset name. Click OK to save it as a Preset in that section. Click Cancel to exit the Save Preset box.

Click Reset Section to revert all slider values to 0, undoing all of your changes to that section.
Tip: Toggling the power symbol to the right of a section heading lets you turn your changes on and off without permanently undoing them. This is useful if you want to review your edits.

Whole Picture

Shows a tab for Presets of changes made to the whole picture, and a tab for adjusting sliders to change the whole picture.

Main sliders

The first set of sliders are for quickly tweaking the overall brightness and colors in the image.

Top (Style) Slider – The first slider allows you to apply an overall color, brightness and contrast style to the whole image. The drop down box on the left lets you choose from different color, brightness and contrast styles. For instance, improver will detect what type of landscape you have and intelligently improve it. Other options let you apply the colors and shades of sunset or dusk for instance.

Style Contrast – This slider bellow lets you tweak how much change there is to the brightness and contrast from the style slider without affecting the colors. When it is at 0, only the hue and saturation of the pixels will be changed, when it is at 1 the brightness of the pixels will be changed to the maximum amount specified by the style slider.

Hi/Low Key – When set to 1, it will turn the image into a high key image, with generally bright colors and good contrast. When set to -1 it will turn the image into a low key image with generally dark colors and extreme contrast. At 0 it has no effect.

AutoWhite Balance – Automatically fix color cast in images.

Auto Levels – Automatically fix color cast and lack of contrast in image.

Flatten Histogram – Recover detail in image highlights, or blacked out shadows.

Exposure Recovery – Fixes over exposed areas, if there are any.

Exposure – Adjusts the exposure of all the image.

Fill Light – Used to brighten, especially in underexposed areas.

Blacks – Darkens the blacks in the area to make the image more punchy.

Color

Vibrance – Increases the intensity of colorful areas while grayer areas are changed less.

Saturation – Increases or decreases the intensity of all the colors in the image.

Colorfulness – Makes an image more colorful by increasing the intensity and range of colors.

Presence

Contrast – Adjusts the amount of difference between the light and dark area in the image.

Dehaze – Slide up to remove haze from the image and slider down to add haze. N.B. This slider works on the whole image at once as if the haze was all close up. If you have added labels to the image then there is another Dehaze slider in the Sky section that adds or removes haze from the sky and landscape dependent on depth from the camera to get more realistic results as if the haze were sitting in the landscape.

Manual White Balance

Temperature – Sliding to the right warms the image, making it more red, sliding to the left cools the image making it bluer.

Tint – Adjusts the tint of the image. Sliding to the right makes the image greener, to the left, more magenta.

Reset Section and Save Sliders

At the bottom of each section are the buttons for Reset Section, and Save Preset.

Save a preset for future use by clicking Save Preset. This opens a box to type a preset name. Click OK to save it as a Preset in that section. Click Cancel to exit the Save Preset box.

Click Reset Section to revert all slider values to 0, undoing all of your changes to that section.
Tip: Toggling the power symbol to the right of a section heading lets you turn your changes on and off without permanently undoing them. This is useful if you want to review your edits.

v3 Selection Editing Tools

The Selection editing tools are available under the Add & Edit Areas section.

LandscapePro offers different editing options for different features in your image. The Selection tools are used to adjust the areas where the enhancements are made.

To begin selecting, drag and drop the appropriate labels (Sky, Water, Sand, etc.) onto features in your image. LandscapePro will automatically select the areas that have been labeled but depending on the picture you may want to refine these. The selection editing tools let you manually adjust these areas.

The selection editing tools are “smart” tools, in that they will automatically detect the edges of regions. Read the Pull tool first, it is the default tool and some of the other tools work in a similar way. Understanding each of the tools’ strengths is key to get great results with complex images.

The following tools are available:
Pull
Smart Brush
Soften
Expand

Tree & Sky
Object In Sky
Horizon Line
Reflection Edge

Selection Editing Tools

The Selection editing tools are available under the Add & Edit Areas section.

LandscapePro offers different editing options for different features in your image. The Selection tools are used to adjust the areas where the enhancements are made.

To begin selecting, drag and drop the appropriate labels (Sky, Water, Sand, etc.) onto features in your image. LandscapePro will automatically select the areas that have been labeled but depending on the picture you may want to refine these. The selection editing tools let you manually adjust these areas.

The selection editing tools are “smart” tools, in that they will automatically detect the edges of regions. Read the Pull tool first, it is the default tool and some of the other tools work in a similar way. Understanding each of the tools’ strengths is key to get great results with complex images.

The following tools are available:
Pull
Smart Brush
Soften
Expand

Tree & Sky
Object In Sky
Horizon Line
Reflection Edge