Focusing in on a person’s eyes


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Focusing in on a person’s eyes

We are going to start things off with one of the most common effects that you can create using the sharpening filters inside Photoshop and that is focusing in on the eyes inside of a portrait shot. For example, consider this image right here. We are going to start with the photograph that you see before you, here inside the video, and we are going to end up with this effect, in which we are highlighting the eyes. Let me go ahead and zoom in a little bit more so that we can see this effect a little more clearly. So this is the original version of the image right here and this is the effect that we are going for.

You can see not only are we are focusing on those eyes, but we are also blurring away much of the detail around the eyes and it's a pretty significant blur, but my guess is most folks are not going to see that blur very much. They are mostly going to be seeing the focus that you have applied to the eyes and the advantage here is that you are steering the viewer. You are showing the vi...

Focusing in on a person’s eyes
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Focusing in on a person’s eyes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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