Improving eyes and darkening edges


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Improving eyes and darkening edges

In the previous movie, we looked at how we could add some detail and also brighten the eyes. In this movie, what I'm going to do is add a little bit more of a brightening effect as well as darken a specific area of the eyes. So this brightening effect, you may be thinking, initially isn't very interesting, but stick with me on this one. Here is what we are going to do. We are going to go ahead and click on the Adjustment Layer icon and then choose Curves. Now in Curves all that I'm going to do is just bring up the midpoint. I'm just going to brighten the image generally. Okay, well now I want to invert the mask. I'm going to invert that mask by clicking on word Mask and go to the Mask panel and then going to Invert. Now that I have concealed all of this brightening effect, I'm going to bring it back in just to the area of the eyes.

So I press the B key in order to select the Brush tool. Make a brush that's pretty big. A little bit bigger than the eyes and I...

Improving eyes and darkening edges
Video duration: 5m 38s 12h 23m Intermediate

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Improving eyes and darkening edges provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 Portrait Retouching Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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