Dodge Tool

Quick Editor
Load image in the simple editor below for quick editing.
Online App (Beta)
Edit with layers panel, menus and user interface like a traditional raster graphics image editor.
Selection history
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About the Dodge Tool

The dodge tool can be used to enhance photos by selectively adding highlights to areas in the image. Before there were software tools to digitally edit images, photographers used clever darkroom techniques to lighten image areas. This involved using a stencil to lessen the amount of light reaching the photographic paper during the photo development process. The blocked areas would receive less than normal exposure which would result in lighter areas. With the advent of digital image editing this technique can be recreated in software and on you can dodge images online in your browser. Lighten areas in your image with the dodge brush tool available in the online image editor at Upload an image from your computer to use the dodge tool.
Dodge tool main example

How to Use the Online Dodge Tool

  • Upload an image using the form above.
  • Press and drag in the image to lighten areas in the image.
  • Adjust the settings in the tool options bar to set the size of the dodge tool.

Feature Rich Online Image Editor

Online photo editing with layers, layer masks, a workflow and user interface like a traditional desktop photo editor that provides you with the toolset and features to professionally edit your images. No need to download or use desktop software like Microsoft Paint, Photoshop or GIMP to do quick edits. Edit your images online with the best online image editor.
Features Gifgit Editor Lunapic
Browser based editing (No software download) Yes Yes
Layers Yes No
Layer Masks (Non-Destructive Editing) Yes No
Selection tools Yes No
Undo History List Yes No
Export Formats Supported: JPEG, PNG
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