No more bland-looking eyes! I’m going to teach you how to use Gradients in Photoshop to make AMAZING-looking eyes. The eyes are the most important object to get dialed in in portrait and wildlife photography. We ensure we nail the focus on the eye when we are shooting, but why does our focus have to stop in the camera?

I’ll show you how to get your viewer sucked right into any portrait or wildlife image using gradients in Photoshop.  I’ve included 20 handcrafted eye gradients and a PDF in the link below.  Enjoy!

Video Chapters:
00:34 Selecting the Iris
01:24 Adding the Gradient
02:51 The Mask & the Blend Mode
04:25 Refining the Gradient
06:14 Saving Gradients
07:00 Editing the second eye
08:10 Making it look natural
09:14 Wildlife Eyes
11:59 Closing Thoughts

Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer, he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it's all about the art and process synergy. He dives deep into complex topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside-the-box thinking so that you can use these tricks in your workflow today!
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