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1.5K Points

Mon, Oct 23, 2017 11:24 PM

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Lightroom Desktop: Please add red eye removal

Surprised there is no red eye removal (that I can find) in the new Lightroom CC. Am I just missing something?

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12 Messages

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482 Points

5 months ago

Apparently, the "massive spring update" that Adobe just pushed out with major updates to a lot of the CC applications didn't bother to fix this.
After Adobe reps here have said they are "working on it" for a future update.  That was, how many years ago?

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2K Points

5 months ago

I agree, it's a bit annoying, although it's possible to use workarounds if you want to keep with Lightroom (which is otherwise still a very good photo manager and editing app).

Of course it depends on how many you have to deal with, but if it's just the occasional red-eye fix, try these:

Within Lightroom, select the brush tool, and resize accordingly, and set adjust the saturation slider to minimum, then brush over the red-eye. This works for a good majority of the ones I've done, and in some ways I think it works better than an automated red-eye tool anyway. I haven't experimented more than that, but perhaps other techniques could work better using the available tools.

You could also export the image, either as the unedited original, or as a Raw+sidecar, or as a TIFF/JPEG, correct in an external editor, and reimport.

Not as slick as a built in automated tool perhaps, but for a single editing requirement, it might just work well enough for the occasional need.

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514 Points

4 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Red eye - 4 years of requesting a red eye removal tool - a couple of nods, but no....

I am at a loss, another upgrade, still no red-eye. Despite hints that it was being considered last year. Or was it the year before? I can't remember. HONESTLY. are you ever going to offer this? your marketing was utterly misleading saying that Lightroom was a "full suite" of products. Please respond, honestly.  I will write to the CEO about your lack of customer respect within 7 days. Anyone want to add their name to my letter? 

Thanks

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20.4K Points

I am at a loss.....
I think so if I'm understanding what you're asking for:

https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom-classic/help/lightroom-remove-red-eye.html

Anyone want to add their name to my letter? 
Seriously? 

Author “Color Management for Photographers"

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9.8K Points

Martyn Williams: Learn how to use Photoshop. Consider taking an anger management counseling session. Threats are a stupid way to communicate.

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5.2K Points

I would like to have the Color and Luminance range mask in LR (Mobile and Desktop) and not this red eye removal tool if someone is asking me. I cannot remember a picture I had to remove red eyes except recently when a friend was silly enough to use a flash direct on his camera. Sorry to say this clearly. I own Photoshop Elements 2020 in addition to LR and the red eye removal tool there is really terrible. I do not want to see black eyes instead of red eyes. The only good solution was to select it and correct it manually for a lot of pictures.

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4 months ago

Personally I don't see the point. The photography subscription includes Photoshop and there is a red-eye removal tool there.

12 Messages

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482 Points

It's a simple feature, why is it so hard for them to add?  They have acknowledged it will be added "in the future", but no timeline.

Also, as an aside, may I politely point out your logic is flawed?  By your logic, there should be no common features between any Adobe app.
White balance, hue and color changes, cropping, why do they exist in Lightroom if Photoshop already has them or vice-versa?
etc. etc. etc

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232 Points

Actually, it depends on the Photography subscription plan you have.  I chose the Photography plan with 1TB of cloud storage over getting Photoshop.  In addition, sending an image to Photoshop creates needlessly large image files and wastes disk space.  Fortunately, one can just create a local adjustment on the eye and reduce exposure and saturation, but a simple click of the mouse certainly would have been easier.

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9.8K Points

I thought that included Photoshop as well...

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20.4K Points

Yes Dave, the $9.99 monthly Photography plan with 20 gigs includes Photoshop. The 1TB plan at the same price doesn't. 
I can't fathom why anyone would consider the latter plan. 

Author “Color Management for Photographers"

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9.8K Points

I agree! There is so much more that Photoshop can do that Lightroom either does not do well or doesn't do at all.

I guess that I chose the right one! I only use Photoshop and not Lightroom at all... I store everything on my PC, and I use Carbonite for remote backup of my data files, plus DropBox for some with whom I share, and I have website birdsbydave.com for approx 5,000 followers since it went live April 30.

288 Messages

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5.2K Points

Hi Andrew, several years ago I have started with the Photography plan with LrC and PS with 20GB Cloud, then I added the 1TB. Last year I have found that the Sync from LrC to LR (Mobile) is really a pain. To have it more convenient I have migrated from LrC to LR and pay half price now.
Yes, there are functions I am missing, like Color and Luminance range mask, but I hope that Adobe will implement it soon. The local Hue tool implementation is a good sign for me.

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482 Points

Lightroom versus Photoshop is not an either/or choice.
Lots of apps have overlapping features.  It is a matter of workflow, convenience, and whether you need all the advanced dials and settings at that moment.
In comparison, I also use Premiere Pro which can do audio editing and special effects, but when I need to do heavy audio work, I'll round trip the file to Adobe Audition, and I think everyone knows that Adobe Aftereffects is much more powerful than the Premiere Pro effects.
But it is very reasonable to have some tools in both places.  Having no red eye in Lightroom is an abomination and even Adobe agrees - they promised to do it, just haven't delivered on that promise.
If they want to do more advanced controls like Peter is suggesting, that would be great, but after waiting multiple years for a simple thing, that is why I think most of us have given up asking and just want a basic red eye removal - anything more would be appreciated but unexpected.

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20.4K Points

>> Having no red eye in Lightroom is an abomination and even Adobe agrees<<

Again, what is this about no ”red eye” in LR???

https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom-cla...

”Using the Red Eye Correction tool in Adobe Lightroom Classic is a quick and easy way to correct red eye in your photos. Working in much the same way as red eye correction, pet eye correction in Lightroom Classic helps you cure unnatural pet eye colors captured in photos.”

Author “Color Management for Photographers"

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82 Points

4 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Red Eye and Global Spiral.

Need red eye correction as well as Global Spiral and others in overlay

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442 Points

4 months ago

Lightroom - BOTH of them - not having something so basic that every free phone app includes it like red eye removal is typical of adobe.  An absolutely horrible company that doesn't have the slightest concept that actual human beings use their products.  They have always acted as though their revenue stream fell from the sky because of how wonderful they are.  God I hate adobe.

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4 months ago

Its already there !!!

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102.6K Points

It's in Classic. There isn't a dedicated tool in the cloud-based version yet.

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514 Points

agreed, this is a complaint regarding cloud, which generates ARR but is not functionally the same product.

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442 Points

4 months ago

Just looked - can't find it anywhere and LR search doesn't return a thing.

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4 months ago


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2K Points

That's for Lightroom Classic, not Lightroom. Lightroom doesn't have Red Eye removal.

They changed the names (again) a little while ago.

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442 Points

Ok, I see it.  Thanks.  Since they're pivoting to LrCC and push it for everything now, they obviously need to include it there.