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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Removing Dark Circles Under Eyes

Here are two different techniques for removing the dark circles that sometimes appear under a person’s eyes. Especially after a hard night of drinking. At least, that’s what I’ve been told.

Technique #1

Step One.
Open the photo that has the dark circles you want to lessen. Select the Clone Stamp tool in the Toolbox. Then (from the Brush Picker in the Options bar), choose a soft-edged brush that’s half as wide as the area you want to repair.

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Step Two.
Go up to the Options bar and lower the Opacity of the Clone Stamp tool to 50%. Then, change the Blend Mode to Lighten (so ...

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