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 Apêndice 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. Options

Figura 16.155. Exposure Options

Exposure Options


Presets are a common feature for several Colors commands. You can find its description in Secção 8.1.1, “Colors Common Features”.

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.

Blending Options, Preview and Split view

These are common features described in Secção 8.1.1, “Colors Common Features”.