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Photos: Prepare for Printing

Using FastStone Image Viewer

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One two hour session   Cost: $10
For Windows users



Most digital photos can be improved by performing some simple editing. For this two hour workshop we will use FastStone Image Viewer to perform these tasks prior to printing. FastStone has been chosen because it is user friendly and has a good selection of editing tools. FastStone is a free program which can be downloaded from (Choose FastStone Image Viewer and click download.) Find someone to help you or contact the Tutor if you have difficulty with this.


Basic computer skills are needed and the ability to use a Flash Drive. You must be able to get your photos from your camera to your computer.

Learning Objectives

You will learn how to:

  • Crop your images.
  • Adjust the lighting levels.
  • Remove imperfections with the 'clone and heal' tool.
  • Straighten a sloping horizon.
  • Apply sharpening to an image.

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