How To Brighten, Color and Sharpen Eyes in Photoshop

On this video, photographer Craig Beckta takes a look at a few methods that will help you brighten, color, and sharpen eyes in Photoshop.

On this beginners video, Beckta uses adjustment layers, blend modes as well as a few other tools and combine them with some basic techniques that will help you to get the most out of your model’s eyes.

We have already looked at correcting and improving eyes in images in more depth on several past videos including a Quick Tip: How to Change Eye Color in 1 Minute in Photoshop! by Howard Pinsky, “Retouching Eyes in Photoshop: Color, Brighten and Sharpen” and Creating Realistic Eye Makeup in Photoshop by Aaron Nace, photographer’s Michael Woloszynowicz “How To Brighten Eyes in Photoshop” and Photoshop senior product manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes video on “How to Brighten Eyes in B&W Photos Using Photoshop“.

You can find many more Photoshop video tutorials on LensVid’s Photoshop section.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.


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