Magically Remove Glare from Glasses in Photoshop

By Pamela Park
June 2, 2020

Wikipedia states that the first eyeglasses were made in Northern Italy, most likely in Pisa, by about 1290. Since their humble origins, glasses have evolved from being categorized as medical appliances, to objects of ridicule (“four eyes”) to something of a  ‘geek-chic’ fashion statement. According to the American Vision Council, a non profit trade organization serving diverse segments of the optical industry, over 182 million adults in the US currently wear prescription glasses.

While eyeglasses help people see the world better, they also make it harder for the world to see one of the most important features of a subject – their eyes.

In the video above, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect shows you the best way to avoid and fix those annoying reflections. Using advanced dodging and burning with a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet, he shows you how to even out the brightness to make the glass completely transparent. Then, with the help of blending modes, you’ll learn how to remove any color cast and correct the skin tone around it.


About PixImperfect and Unmesh Dinda

PiXimperfect is a free online resource for learning Photoshop and Lightroom. Unmesh and his team believe that if you learn the concepts (and not just memorize the steps),  you can better translate your imagination visually to the world.  Unmesh says not worry about the quality at first – it will improve over time. Just keep creating and your consistency will take care of the rest.

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