Photoshop: Removing Red Eye in a Photo


This tutorial shows how I remove red eye from a older photo.

Most modern DSLR cameras don't have a red eye problem. They send out a little light flash just before you snap a photo. This short flash gets rid of red eye. However, I have several photos that were taken with an older digital camera that still generated red eye.

This Photoshop tutorial covers:

  • Removing Red Eye

Tutorial file

red_eye_tool_start.jpg (3MB)


Luckily Photoshop has a quick way to remove red eye from these photos. Here's a tutorial to show you how:

Removing Red Eye

Here's the before and after:


and here's the tutorial: