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The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

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Instant Red-Eye Removal

When you use the flash on your digital point-and-shoot camera (or even the on-camera flash on a digital SLR), do you know what you’re holding? It’s called an A.R.E.M. (short for automated red-eye machine). Yep, that produces red eye like it’s going out of style. Studios typically don’t have this problem because of the equipment and positioning of the flashes, but sometimes you don’t have a choice—it’s either an on-camera flash or a really dark and blurry photo. In those cases, just accept the red eye. Become one with it and know that you can painlessly remove it with a couple of clicks in Elements.

Step One:

Open a photo where the subject has red eye.

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Step Two:

Press Z to switch to the Zoom tool (it ...

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