Improving a night photo with AKVIS Enhancer

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Tutorial: AKVIS Enhancer

Town at night


Shooting with automatic settings at night doesn't produce good results. At dusk the streets of the town are already gloomy, while the sky still glows with the last rays of the sun. The automatic settings focus on the sky, as a result the other parts of the shot are too dark.

Photo of a town at night After image enhancement
Before After

  • Step 1. If you use AKVIS Enhancer in its standalone edition, run the program and open the original photo of a night town.

    If you use the plugin version of Enhancer, open the photo in your photo editor and then call the Enhancer plugin.

    Night photo
  • Step 2. Select the Improve Detail mode and adjust the parameters.

    We set the following values: Shadows 100, Highlights 30, Level of Detail 5, Lightness 80.

    Improved photo
  • Step 3. That's all! Now you can save the image.
    If you work with the plugin version, you should first apply the changes: just press the button in the top bar.
How It Works How It Works
   — Workspace — Workspace
   — How To Use The Program — How To Use The Program
   — Improve Detail — Improve Detail
   — Prepress Processing — Prepress Processing
   — Tone Correction — Tone Correction
   — Comparison of Modes — Comparison of Modes
   — Post Processing — Post Processing
   — Batch Processing — Batch Processing
   — Preferences — Preferences
Examples Examples
   — In the Street — In the Street
   — A Child in the Garden — A Child in the Garden
   — Neuschwanstein Castle — Neuschwanstein Castle
   — See the Lorry in Detail — See the Lorry in Detail
   — Ancient Town — Ancient Town
   — Increase the Clearness of a Photo — Increase the Clearness of a Photo
   — Dark Picture of a Church — Dark Picture of a Church
   — Tennis-Court — Tennis-Court
   — Backlight Photo — Backlight Photo
   — Archery — Archery
   — Orange Tree — Orange Tree
   — Technical Illustration — Technical Illustration
   — Remove Smog from the Photo — Remove Smog from the Photo
   — Town at Night — Town at Night
   — Underexposed Photo — Underexposed Photo
   — A Kid with a Rattle — A Kid with a Rattle
   — Poet and Doves — Poet and Doves
   — A Black Cat in a Dark Room — A Black Cat in a Dark Room
   — African Kids — African Kids
   — Christmas Market — Christmas Market
   — Exposure Correction — Exposure Correction
   — Correction of a Dark Photo — Correction of a Dark Photo
   — Khan Palace Photo — Khan Palace Photo
   — Photo Correction: Lightening — Photo Correction: Lightening
   — Show Details in Shadows — Show Details in Shadows
   — The Golden Pavilion — The Golden Pavilion
   — An Ominous Way: Strengthen the Effect  — An Ominous Way: Strengthen the Effect
   — Crystal Clear: Prepress Mode — Crystal Clear: Prepress Mode
   — Fresh Strawberries: Tone Correction — Fresh Strawberries: Tone Correction
   — Perfect Lighting: Bringing Out Detail — Perfect Lighting: Bringing Out Detail


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