K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

Photo Editing - Brightening Dark Images

Students Use a Photo Editor Brighten Dark Pictures

Students will use a photo editor to brighten several dark images.

Students will learn to use brighten and contrast tools to correct and enhance the appearance of images.

Students choose 5 images to edit.

Students use the photo editor to brighten and improve the appearance of each chosen image.

Students insert their 5 original pictures and the 5 edited pictures into the before and after photo editing template.




Photo Editing - Brightening Dark Pictures - Finished Example

Students insert the original images in the "Before brightening" column. Students enter their edited (brightened) images into the "After brightening" column.

In addition to photo editing practice, students will also practice managing the picture files and inserting the pictures into the box shapes in Microsoft Word.


Students should edit each picture and save the edited version as a new image with a different name.



Download: photo-editing-brightening-template-finished-example.docx


Photo Editing - Brightness



Photo Editing - Brightening Template

Download: photo-editing-brightening-template.docx


Photo Editing Template - Brighteness


The program used to edit the pictures in the above example is Paint.NET, a free program.

Paint.NET is a free, all purpose photo editor and paint program for Windows computers.

Download: Paint.NET | View: mini tutorial and more photo editing practice images



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