Originally posted on Photofocus:
There are four parts of the eye; the pupil, iris, catch light and whites of the eye. We don’t always need to enhance all four. The goal is to make slight changes so the image doesn’t look fake or over process. Using Lightroom’s adjustment brush we will easily make local changes to these areas by “painting in” the effect. Pressing and holding the ALT Key (PC) or Option Key (Mac) will enable us to paint out any effect we create.
Select a 2:1 ratio in the Navigator Panel. Focus on just the eyes using the Navigator window or by clicking and moving the image around.
Select the adjustment brush and apply the setting in the image below. These setting can be changed once you apply the brush.
Make the brush size the same size as the pupil. Click once on each eye’s pupil. Zoom out by clicking on FIT in the Navigator Panel…
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