Shooting in low light or in the night (with the flash on) generally results in the photos with a red eye effect. And, no matter who you have captured, the subjects with red eyes in the pictures look scary and ugly. This kind of defect is enough to destroy the quality of your photos and it needs to be fixed.
As we mentioned before, red eye happens when you capture a photo in low light with the flash on. When the flash light hits the subject’s eyes, it enters through the pupil and is reflected by the blood vessels at the back. This is what makes the subject’s pupils appear to glow red.
There are also some precautions that you can take to avoid this defect. Turning off the flash-light and shooting in the natural light (if possible) are such precautions that you can consider. But for your existing photos with red eye effect, you can refer to the following methods on how to fix red eye on pictures with different photo editing software.
If you have a graphic design and photo editing software like Photoshop, you will love the editing quality offered by it. Along with a large number of other advanced photo editing tools, it also offers a specific tool for fixing red eyes in photos. The process of fixing this defect by using Photoshop is very easy to go through once you learn it. Follow the steps given below:
If you find something that you don’t want appear in the photo too, then you can also use Photoshop to remove them. And there is a more efficient tool that can help you edit unwanted objects out of the photos. That is Jihosoft Photo Eraser, which is an easy-to-use photo editing software for you to erase any photo-bomber with a single click. Moreover, it even allows you to remove censored parts from photos easily and quickly.
Like Photoshop, Lightroom also makes it super easy for us to fix red eyes on photos. Now follow along with the steps below to learn how to remove red eye in photos with Lightroom in just a few clicks.
There are some red eye removal apps which you can use on your Android device or phone to successfully remove the red eyes from photos. Some of the popular apps are Visage, Pixlr, Adobe Photoshop Express, Eye Color Changer, Eye Color Studio, Eye Lens Color Changer, etc. As a demonstration on the process of fixing red eyes with a red eye removal app, I will discuss the procedure to be followed in the Eye Color Changer app to accomplish this task.
Steps to be followed in the Eye Color Changer are as follows:
If you have an iPhone, there is a piece of good news for you. You don’t have to waste your money on any third party app to fix the red eyes in your photos. The iPhone comes with an inbuilt photo editing tool (in your photos app) which offers a specific feature for fixing the red eye effect.
Go through the following steps to remove red eye on iPhone:
If you have access to the internet, you don’t need to worry about whether or not your photo editing app facilitates the red eye removal feature. Just go online and use online red eye removal tools like FixRedEyes and fotor.
In FixRedEyes, the steps that you need to go through in order to fix the red eyes in photos are as follows:
As we have noticed above, there are a few simple and easy ways to fix the red eyes in photos, irrespective of the software or online tool you make use of. There are so many other tools and methods which you can use to fix this defect. But the tools mentioned above are the ones which are used in most of the cases.
There are times when you have captured fabulous pictures but the only thing that has disturbed the beauty of your pictures is the red eye effect. Why compromise with the quality due to this defect when you have so many solutions available for fixing it? Pick any of above-listed tools (which you have easy access to) and make your photos as pretty as you can.