Digital Image Management and Editing
* Lesson 4 - INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 4.2 -
DIGITAL IMAGE MANAGEMENT AND EDITING  Digital Image
Management and Editing
With digital cameras, you can transfer pictures to a computer where you
can edit pictures to enhance their quality. The following table describes
some of the capabilities of software that is designed for working with
_digital images_. Scroll down to read each description.
Simple photo editing
Sometimes, when you take pictures of your friends, their eyes appear red
in the picture. This is called the red-eye effect_. You can use _simple
photo editing software_ to remove this effect. Using simple photo editing
software, such as Windows Photo Gallery, you can improve the appearance of
a picture by adjusting the brightness, contrast, or color of the picture.
You can also crop, resize, and print pictures.
Advanced photo editing
Advanced photo editing programs_ include tools for enhancing and adding
special effects to a picture. For example, you can remove blemishes from a
picture, change its backgrounds, and add text to it by using _advanced text
design tools_ built in the software.
Photo management software_ helps you sort and organize your picture
collection. Photo management capabilities are often included as part of a
photo editing program, such as Windows Photo Gallery. Many photo management
software packages also include tools for compressing and fine tuning
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