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Brightening a google satellite image

by MEgeezah / December 26, 2013 6:48 AM PST

I have a Mac desktop with OS X version 10.6.8 Is there a way I can make the colors in a particular google satellite image brighter? I want to print out the image and then write callout letters 1,2, etc. on it, but as the image is now, it's so dark my letters hardly stand out.

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If the picture looks good on the screen
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 26, 2013 7:23 AM PST

but not good when printed from Google Earth, the take a screen shot of the image using Grab, an OS X utility that you will find in the....wait for it....the Utility folder.

Then you can lighten it, or whatever, in iPhoto.


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Brightening a google satellite image
by MEgeezah / December 26, 2013 10:41 AM PST

My only graphic app is iPhoto. I did as you suggested, mrmacfixit, and brightened the image in iPhoto, which worked nicely. Thank you both very much.

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(NT) you're welcome
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 26, 2013 1:11 PM PST
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Since I don't know what apps you have.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 26, 2013 6:56 AM PST
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