Sharpening eyes in a portrait


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Sharpening eyes in a portrait

In this movie, I want to cover a really specific example of how we can use the adjustment brush in order to improve a small area of a photograph. Here we'll look at how we can sharpen and add a bit of sparkle and color to the eyes. Let's zoom in on one of the eyes in the photograph. To do so, double click your Zoom tool, which will take the view to 100%. Then press the space bar key and click and drag to re-position the view, or the area that you're looking at. When we get up close to this portrait, I notice that the eye is a little bit soft.

So I want to paint in a little bit of sparkle, or snap, or contrast, or visual interest to this part of the photograph. To do so, let's select the Adjustment Brush tool, which is located right here. Then over in our Adjustment Brush settings, click on the plus icon for Sharpness. Then let's drag this over even further. Let's also reduce a little bit of Noise. And then we'll add some Saturation, little bit of Clarity, we'll add some ...

Sharpening eyes in a portrait
Video duration: 5m 15s 6h 9m Intermediate

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Sharpening eyes in a portrait provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CC for Photographers: Sharpening

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