3.7. Red Eye Removal

3.7.1. Overview

Figure 16.26. Example for the Red Eye Removal filter

Example for the “Red Eye Removal” filter

Original image

Example for the “Red Eye Removal” filter

Red Eye Removal applied

The aim of this filter is - guess what - to remove red eyes from an image. Before applying the Red Eye Removal you must do a selection (lasso or elliptical) of the boundary of the iris of the eye(s) having a red pupil. After only you can apply the filter on this selection. If you don't make this selection, the filter inform you that : Manually selecting the eyes may improve the results.

3.7.2. Activating the filter

This filter is found in the image window menu under FiltersEnhanceRed Eye Removal.

3.7.3. Options

Figure 16.27. Red Eye Removal options

“Red Eye Removal” options


If you check Preview you can see the modifications in real-time in the preview window. And you can choose the good value of threshold compared with what you see, and then validate it.


If you move the cursor of threshold the amount of red color to eliminate will vary.