An Interactive Image Curves Demonstration

This program demonstrates the effect of  image curves as described in this tutorial.

  1. Open the image combo box list and select an image to manipulate.
  2. To modify the image, grab one or more points on the curve and move them to establish new the new values.
  3. A pre-defined curve may also be selected from the lower combo box.

Things to watch when applying curves :

  1. Standard deviation: an indicator of image contrast
  2. Underlying color channels: for breaks in tonal continuity

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