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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Enhancing and Brightening Eyes

This is another one of those “30-second miracles” for brightening eyes, enhancing the catch lights, and generally drawing attention to the eyes by making them look sharp and crisp (crisp in the “sharp and clean” sense, not crisp in the “I burned my retina while looking at the sun” kind of crisp).

Step One.
Open the photo you want to retouch. Go under the Filter menu, under Sharpen, and choose Unsharp Mask. When the Unsharp Mask dialog appears, enter your settings (if you need some settings, go to the first technique in Chapter 11, “Professional Sharpening Techniques”); then, click OK to sharpen the entire photo.

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Step Two.
After you’ve applied the Unsharp Mask filter, apply it again using ...

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