DIY Photoshop: Dodge and Burn tool to get sparkling eyes

  1. Open your file in Photoshop. Screen Shot 2017-03-07 at 6.45.53 PMUse the “Dodge” tool on the Iris/eye color area (Brush size: similar to width of iris. Brush hardness: 10%. Range: Highlights. Exposure: 20%) You can also use it in the reflection areas of the eyes.Screen Shot 2017-03-07 at 6.50.08 PM
  2. Use the “Burn” tool on the outer edge of the Iris, pupil, and across the eyelashes. (Brush size: Same size as before. Brush hardness: Around 8%. Range: Shadows. Exposure: 15%)Screen Shot 2017-03-07 at 6.51.09 PM.pngScreen Shot 2017-03-07 at 6.53.02 PM
  3. Before and after!
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1 thought on “DIY Photoshop: Dodge and Burn tool to get sparkling eyes”

  1. The effect is very subtle but I could see it bringing a lot to older photographs with just being applied in grayscale.

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