If you're new to image editing getting started may seem daunting. This free lesson offers an introduction to put you at ease.
Have you ever needed to edit an image on your computer, but weren't quite sure how to get started? For example, suppose you were asked to edit a picture for a company newsletter or blog article. Or maybe you just wanted to touch up some vacation photos before sharing them with your friends. The truth is, almost any image can be improved by a little bit of editing.
While image editing might seem a bit complicated, you don't need to be a professional designer or photographer to learn how it works. Want proof? Take a look at the images below. We were able to make this photo look a lot better with a few simple adjustments, and they took less than five minutes to complete.
Whether you need to work with images at home or at the office, this tutorial will cover the basics you'll need to know to get started. You should be able to apply these techniques in almost any image editing software.
Once you know the fundamentals, you can check out some of our other tutorials to learn more about using specific image editing applications: