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Adobe Photoshop CS4 Studio Techniques by Dan Ablan, Ben Willmore

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Red Eye Tool

Photoshop’s Red Eye tool (which is grouped with the Healing Brush and Patch tool) is designed to quickly and easily remove red eye (Figure 8.68). All you have to do is click near the eye and Photoshop will search for the closest red circle, remove all the color, and then darken the area. This tool is only sensitive to red areas and therefore is not useful for the green or orange eyes that often result from animals being photographed using an on-camera flash. (In those cases, use the Color Replacement tool, which is coming up next in this chapter.)

Figure 8.68. The Red Eye tool has only two settings available in the options bar.

The Darken Amount setting determines how dark the pupil will become (Figure 8.69). If your results ...

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