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MSorell   Bellevue, US  Registered since 23rd Mar 2008 Mon 13-Dec-10 01:12 AM
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"Removing glare from Cap NX2"



Hi All--
Just bought Capture NX2 and seems pretty easy to use but I cannot figure out how to remove eyeglasses glare. Any suggestions (even buying other image software) wHi All--

Marie

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robsb Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his expertise in CNX2 and his always amicable and continuous efforts to help members Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Donor Ribbon awarded for his enthusiastic and repeated support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014   San Jose, US  Nikonian since 23rd Aug 2006 Mon 13-Dec-10 08:21 AM
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#1. "RE: Removing glare from Cap NX2"
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Depending on how bad the glare is and where it is on the glasses, e.g. is it over the eyes or not, there are a few things you can try. Easiest is just the the Auto correction tool. If that doesn't work, you can try one of the following. Select the glare area with the brush tool and select colorize, then use the dropper tool to select an area in the glasses that does not have glare and use that color to replace the glare. Other method is to select the glare and use LCH or any of the Light tools to lower the luminosity of the glare. Those are methods that quickly come to mind.

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ericbowles Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Landscape and Wildlife Photoghraphy Writer Ribbon awarded for for his article contributions to the community   Atlanta, US  Nikonian since 25th Nov 2005 Mon 13-Dec-10 01:00 PM
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Bob hit the most commonly used options. One added thought is to use "Protect Highlights" in the Quick Adjust menu.

These suggestions can all be used in combination. I find that the order is Protect Highlights, Colorize, then the Auto Retouch tool for difficult corrections (leave out steps you don't need). As Bob said, Auto Retouch by itself may be enough.

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