In this Photoshop Tutorial we will remove red eye effects from a photo. Red eye is commonly occurs because a reflection of a camera flash to peoples eye retina. Especially this occurs when we shoot the camera in a low light room or even more in dark area. In dark condition, people will automatically enlarge their pupils, thus increasing the red eye effects to happen in photography.
How to remove Red Eye Effects on a Photograph using Photoshop
Open the photo in Photoshop CS3, CS4 or maybe the CS5, because the tool we will use only available in those version. Of course this photo should be in digital format. If the photos are already printed, you have to scan it first.
Select the Red Eye tool on the Photoshop toolbox. It is in a same place with Healing Brush tool.
By using the Red Eye tool, make a square selection around the red eye. In this Photoshop tutorial, I correct the models right eye first.
Repeat the process to the other eye. This way we can remove the red eye with Photoshop and correct the photos condition as we want it to be.
There are some Photography techniques and tips to reduce the change of red eye effect to happen, in the next page.