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01-23-2011, 05:14 PM
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need a bit of advise: how to remove redness from pic:

redphoto.jpg

the common thing on the internet is red-eye removal
but does this need a different technique?
any help you can give will be appreciated.
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Use Photoshop.
Open the image in Photoshop.
For this quick "proof of concept" fix-it, I'm using Photoshop CS3 Extended.

Go to
Image > Adjustments > Levels
Click the Auto button
It will readjust a lot of the colors quite decently.
Feel free to adjust levels manually, or further tweak past the auto settings.
OK

Now let's take care of that still-problematic harsh red color saturation
Goto
Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation
and it brings up a new settings window.

Edit: Reds (from dropdown box in the new window)
  • reduce saturation about -28
Edit: Magenta
  • reduce saturation about -17
  • reduce lightness about -53
Feel free to "play around" with other colors, or alter these settings to something you feel may look a bit better. Again, this is a quick proof-of-concept example, not a fully-tweaked perfectionist example.
OK

And you'll get this:
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It's clearly not photo-perfect, with some remaining color issues, but it's still much better than what it started as.

Hope that helps.


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hey thanks man.
that sorts out a lot of the problems.
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