Program to auto-enhance multiple photos?

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  1. benjagan91

    benjagan91 Member

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    Good Morning.

    I'm looking for a program to auto-enhance colour, contrast etc. like the wand does in iOS when you edit a photo. Preferably something which can do batch processing. I know this is a lazy, less than ideal way to improve photos but I'm looking for quick, easy and preferably Windows PC based.

    Something with a big name behind it (e.g Adobe, Apple, Google) would be nice so I know the auto-enhance algorithm is tried and tested, rather than some indy freeware program.

    Any suggestions?

    Thank You.
     
  2. Deftone2k

    Deftone2k In the Darkroom

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    You could use the 'auto' mode in Adobe Lightroom and simply have it so it applies the auto treatment on all of the images on import.

    It wouldn't be ideal for consistency but would essentially do what you are wanting.
     
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    benjagan91 Member

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    Thanks for the response. I'm not familiar with Lightroom but I'm sure it'd only take a few minutes to learn. Are you referring to the 'auto tone' under 'develop settings' ?

    How Use Develop/Tone/Auto on Multiple Photos at Once? v.1.4

    8 year old link but I assume the steps and functionality are similar?

    EDIT: Looks like the post I linked to is from last year (LR 2015 6.1 version). 7 year old thread bump :p

    Cheers
     
  4. cleary

    cleary Mental in the Face

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    It's not lazy, it's efficient.

    Lightroom will let you sync all edits you've made to a photo to any other photos in your set -

    My workflow for a set import:
    * Import raws
    * pick my keepers, reject discards, then set my flags to show keepers only
    * edit basic exposure, wb etc on my first keeper
    * sync those changes to all photos with similar scene/exposure issues
    * repeat for as many differently exposed groups of photos as you need
     
  5. Michael H

    Michael H Member

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    Look at Perfectly Clear, it does what you want plus more: http://www.athentech.com/

    A cut down version is in Corel Aftershot.
     
  6. Pinkeh

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    Just get lightroom. All the others are terrible. ;)
     

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