Photoshop Tutorials

Dilate the Pupils for Better Portraits

In this Photoshop tutorial, you’l’l learn how to dilate the pupils for better portraits. There are a lot of ways to retouch portraits. Enlarging the pupils is just one of them. But sometimes the smallest part of your photo will have the biggest impact.

Does it look more appealing to you or is it not really that big of a deal. Let me know what you think by leaving a comment.

Comments (8)
  1. Maddie says:

    Personally I like the portrait better without the eyes dilated. Her eyes are such a beautiful color and they are so captivating before the dilation, and I feel it covers too much of the color in her eyes

  2. craig says:

    The more I look at it the more I like it. Weird, it’s something I never thought much about, but it is better.

  3. David Rogers David Rogers says:

    Ophthalmology patient.

  4. Joseph Caruana says:

    You’re right. With a dilated pupil it looks much, much better.

  5. Ruth Miller Ruth Miller says:

    perfect for doing anime or cosplay stuff great for halloween too!

  6. I agree, creepy and unnatural

  7. Dale Wooten Dale Wooten says:

    IMHO i think it looks more creepy and unnatural. Less would of been more in the example shown at left…just my opinion though

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