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Posted: 2 Mar 2007
 

Crop, Reduce Red-Eye, and Add Sepia Tones to Your Photos in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10

F-Spot, the powerful photo browser, editor, and export tool bundled with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 gives you the power to crop, reduce red-eye and adjust color like the pros. Here's a tip to help you make the most of your digital snapshots.

  1. Open F-Spot from your Computer menu
  2. Double-click the photo you wish to edit or click the Edit Photo icon on your toolbar.

Crop

  1. Use your mouse to draw a rectangle selection on the photo.
  2. Click the Contraints button to constrain the aspect ratio of your rectangle.
  3. Click the Crop button to crop the photo to the selected area.

Reduce Red Eye

  1. Use your mouse to draw a rectangle selection around the red eyes in the photo.
  2. Click the Red Eye Removal button to replace the red eye color with a more neutral tone.

Change Color, Brightness, and Hue

  1. Click the Color Correction button.
  2. Adjust the scales of color, brightness, hue, tint, and white balance as necessary.

Create a Black and White Photo

  1. Click the Color to Black and White button.

Create a Sepia Toned Photo

  1. Click the Sepia Tone button.

Go Back to the Original Version

  1. To the left of the editing window, click the button next to Version.
  2. Select Original.

To see a flash demonstration of this tip, go to http://ee.brainstorminc.com/download/122editphoto.swf.

For more Web- and Flash-based instructor-led tutorials on how to use SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop features, check out the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Computer-Based Training from BrainStorm, Inc.


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