8.7. Exposure

This filter is used for lightning shadows and midtones of an image without blowing the highlights. A detailed tutorial can be found at Appendiks D, Tone Mapping and Shadow Recovery Using GIMP’s ‘Colors/Exposure’ .

8.7.1. Activating the Command

You can get to the Exposure dialog through: ColorsExposure…

8.7.2. Indstillinger

Figur 16.153. Exposure Options

Exposure Options


Presets are a common feature for several Colors command. You can find its description in Afsnit 8.1, “Introduction to the Colors Menu”.

Black level

This option is used to dispense with "useless" shadows and highlight information.


This option is used to add one or more stops of exposure compensation to the image.

Preview and Split view

These are common features described in Afsnit 8.1, “Introduction to the Colors Menu”.