In our daily life, we capture photographs to store the best moments of our life. The perfect shot comes with a balance of light and shadow. We are sometimes in a situation where a sufficient amount of light is not available and you do not want to miss the moment to take photograph. Thus, your clicked photograph may appear dull with the subject being hardly visible.
No worries!!! You can easily add brightness to the face in the photo even without using Adobe Photoshop in several ways. Many editing tools (like PicMonkey or fotor) help us to easily add glow to the photographs. You can also download android apps on your phone (like BeautyPlus) to keep on adding light to the dull photographs. Many of these tools are free while for others you have to pay for enjoying premium services.
Solution 1: Luminar AI
Solution 2: Fotor
Solution 3: Picmonkey
Solution 4: Raw.pics.io
Solution 5: Lunapic
Solution 6: Digital Photo Enhancer
Using Digital Photo Enhancer to edit manually
Sometimes auto lighting correction won’t suit you. For example, you have a photo with many objects hidden in shadows. In that case, you can brighten the photo by making manual adjustments.
Using Digital Photo Enhancer in case of quite a dull image
If the picture is quite dark, you can adjust its luminance and keep the rest of the hues as they are. This is best suited for landscape and macro photography.
Solution 7: PIXLR X
Brightening face in a photo with help of Android Applications
Solution 8: Snapseed
Solution 9: Perfect365
You can use the face detection option of this tool to eradicate dark spots under the eyes and to customize the skin of your face. This makes your face appear with a natural glow. Numerous templates are available which you can use for customizing your future selfies. Perfect 365 gives you the option to share your pictures on social media websites including Facebook.
Solution 10: AirBrush
Its “brighten” function helps you add shine to your face in the picture. Within a few taps, you can have the image brightened. The best part of this tool is that after an edit, the image gives a natural look. Even you can use this app to get your teeth whitened with few clicks. AirBrush upgrades itself time by time to keep up with international standards. This one of the best android apps to get the photos brightened and also has several filters.
Solution 11: BeautyPlus
BeautyPlus is a powerful tool with artistic filters to add a glow to your images. From adjustments, you can move the brightness slider to get the desired level of brightness. This application is developed for seflies but is also great when it comes to brightening dark photos.
Solution 12: PhotoDirector
This app allows you to add special effects to pictures like adjusting the white balance. You can apply these effects in real-time or can make adjustments from your phone’s camera. The Brighten pictures mode allows you to set the brightness of your image. You can also make changes in Darkness and exposure in this mode. This application is both the image editor and collage creator with various filters to make your face look stunning.
Solution 13: Visage
It is fine when your clicked selfie shows pimples, circles under the eyes, or teeth that are not perfectly white. These all problems would be handled effectively by Visage. This application helps you make your picture appear quite brighter. Also, you can smooth skin, apply eye makeup, and many more. Visage is available for both iOS and Android.
Its free version will bother you with many ads popping up and your final image will also contain branded hashtag applied to the bottom. However, the paid version is free from these drawbacks.
Solution 14: Beauty Camera
This application will help you both brighten up your photo and also to adjust the tone and detail of your photo. You can either select the image from the phone gallery or click the picture from the camera. From the adjustments option, you can change the brightness of the image. You can then light up the face or remove any spots from the skin.
Solution 15: iPhone Editor
Solution 16: Windows 10 Editor
Many Android applications, computer software, and online tools are available to add brightness to the face in the photo. It is up to your ease either you use the app on the phone or perform an edit by using your personal computer or a laptop. If you are an iPhone user or have the Win10 installed on your pc, you do not need any third-party tool to perform the edit. Simply the built-in image editors will help you to give your face a natural look with a glow. Given the diversity of the solutions and image editing tools, you can easily bring your dark photographs to light.
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