Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Removing red-eye, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essential Training: 2 Editing & Retouching Photos.
When you're shooting with a camera that has a built-in flash, like a small…point-and-shoot camera, the light from the flash can sometimes bounce off…your subject's retina, causing a glowing red- eye effect like the one that you see here.…Fortunately, the Expert edit workspace has a built-in Red Eye Removal Tool that…you can use to try to reduce or eliminate this red eye effect.…Before I apply the Red Eye Removal Tool, which I have selected here in the…toolbar, I'm going to duplicate the photo layer, because this tool will…directly impact the photo.…I'll go over to the Layers panel, I'll right-click on the Background layer that…contains the photo, and I'll choose Duplicate Layer, and then I'll click OK. So…I'll be running this effect on the Background copy layer.…
There are two ways to apply the Red Eye Removal Tool, either automatically or manually.…I usually try the Auto Correct first to see if it gives me an effect that I want.…To apply Red Eye Removal automatically, I'll go down to the options for the…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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