I took some nice shots of DD the other day and her eyes look great! In the ones that were actually in focus anyway but I was trying to make them pop but i didn't get very far. I used to have a way of making them pop, sorta, but I forgot how. (that's what I get for not playing with PS for awhile) Any of you have any tutorials or methods or tell me how you make the eyes pop? I would love for her eye color to come out more....does that make sense? Would appreciate it thanks!
most methods use an high pass layer (located under filter>other>high pass) radius 10. done in overlay mode (WAY down like 10% or less)and then use a "hide all" layer and use a white paint tool to uncover the eyes and whatever else you want accentuated.
Last edited by klebanik; 09-29-2009 at 01:53 PM.
A method I picked up on ILP is drawing a figure eight on the eyes and making a layer copy of that and chaging it to screen layer and from there masking back the rest of the eyes.
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but if it's color you're looking for, you should use the saturate tool as a really quick fix.
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whoa!!! I just learned a ton! If I hadnt read the replies to this thread, I would have said to lasso them, slight curves layer, then a slight saturation layer, with a feather of about 25 or so. Im going to try these out tonight! If my kids will let me of course...
kelly that is exactly what I use to do! i have been doing something similar lately but using the lasso around the eyes and cutting it to a new layer thanks!