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Learning Pixelmator by Mark Stagi

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Using some of the common tools for image editing

This section will cover common tools used for editing and enhancing images.

Adjusting color

One of the most common adjustments that need to be made with digital photos is fixing the color balance. You might have taken a photo outside and forgot to change the white balance from Tungsten earlier in the day to Daylight. Or you left the white balance on auto and the skin tones are just a little off. Pixelmator has some easy color effects to fix any color balance issues or to make artistic adjustments such as changing a photo to black and white. All of the color adjustments will be done in the Effects browser. If you don't have this window visible, it can be found on the menu under View | Show Effects ...

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