How To Fix Overexposed Photos

Overexposure occurs when a camera's light sensor records too much light. The resulting image suffers lost details and a picture that is 'blown out.' While some overexposure can bring more details a dark image, too much overexposure will cause you to lose details in the highlights, appear washed out, and require correction using image processing software like PaintShop Pro. Keep reading to learn how to fix overexposed photos.

1. Install PaintShop Pro

To install PaintShop Pro photo editing software on your PC, download and run the installation file above. Continue following on-screen instructions to complete the setup process.

2. Apply Backlighting

Choose Adjust > Backlighting.

3. Set Strength

Type or set a value from 0 to 100 in the Strength control to determine how much to darken the lighter areas.

4. Control Saturation

Type or set a value in the Saturation control to determine the overall saturation of the photo’s colors. Values less than 0 reduce saturation; values greater than 0 increase saturation. Click OK.

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