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Enhancing eyes in GIMP 2.8 tutorial

Updated on June 19, 2013
Enhancing eyes in GIMP 2.8  Before & After images
Enhancing eyes in GIMP 2.8 Before & After images

In close up portraits, in most scenarios eyes are the most important part of the image. Correct usage of light will ensure us a good exposure, but it's not enough to make those eye catch viewers attention. Some post processing is necessary to be done.

In this tutorial I will show you how to enhance eyes in GIMP 2.8. I use levels, Dodge/Burn Tool, a few layers and High Pass Filter for sharpening.

If you don't have GIMP yet, download it from here.

Also you might need FX-Foundry if you want to use my method of sharpening, download script from here.

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    • Dina Blaszczak profile imageAUTHOR

      Dina Blaszczak 

      5 years ago from Poland

      @Christine Wade Thank you for appreciating my video :)))

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      Christine Wade 

      5 years ago from UK

      You have very neat techniques, thank you for sharing your tips.

    • Dina Blaszczak profile imageAUTHOR

      Dina Blaszczak 

      5 years ago from Poland

      @Natashalh Thank you for your kind comment! :)

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      Natasha 

      5 years ago from Hawaii

      I'd always wondered how people got eyes to 'pop' so much in photos! Thank you.

    • Dina Blaszczak profile imageAUTHOR

      Dina Blaszczak 

      5 years ago from Poland

      @jainismus Thanks for looking in and watching my tutorial :)

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      Mahaveer Sanglikar 

      5 years ago from Pune, India

      Good explanation.....

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