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The presence of red-eye in photos can make even the best photo look a little ghastly. The good news is that it is one of the easiest photo flaws to edit. Red-eye is caused by light from a flash that reflects off the retina of the eye. Many photo editing software programs easily remove red-eye with an automatic correction tool. The editor simply selects the red-eye removal tool and hovers over the red eyes. For some versions of photo editing software that do not have automatic red-eye removal abilities, there is no need to worry. The user simply shapes over the redness in each eye, and then shades in the circle with a natural looking brown or blue eye color shade.

An image that is underexposed will lead to a darkly shaded photo, where it is difficult to identify objects clearly. Once the dark image is downloaded, it can be edited to make it lighter. By using the gamma control tool, often referred to as Image Balance, in the photo editing software, the brightness of the image can be increased. This gamma control is designed to increase the brightness of darker parts of a photo, without overexposing the lighter parts. Using this same tool also enables an overexposed, bright image to be darkened until it looks just right.

These quick and easy Photoshop tutorials are best for beginners, but there are great tips for photo editing veterans as well. A number of different topics are covered, from basic resizing and retouching techniques to adding simple photo effects and optimizing colors and contrast.

Juan, I am glad you noticed with the first image - it is titled, "Escher?". Even still the photoshop work was really not much more than blending, stitching and the monochrome conversion - you can see the raw thumbs underneath. On a more general note, I will absolutely encourage photographers to take the best image at the time, on location. small adjustments later to a good image will make it shine.

No amount of editing will turn a bad photo into a good one. I would always recommend that anyone starting out with iPhone photography should concentrate on taking good photos before they get too involved with post-processing.

Most photo editors shares similar features to Adobe’s suite of photo software, so even if you’re not a fan of Photoshop, you’ll find that there’s plenty of editing advice and photo fixes relevant to you.


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