Flare is an unwanted object that can bother your photo. Flare is commonly caused by too much light intensity entering the lens. Flare typically happens if you are taking photos outdoor outside of the golden hour, in which the sunlight intensity will be so massive.
You can use lens hood to avoid lens flare. But, what if you forgot to bring one?
Digital editing is the final step you can take to remove lens flare from a photo. Popular tools like Photoshop and GIMP allow you to remove lens flare from a photo, but it might takes advanced editing skill to remove flare from a photo using these tools. There is an instant way to remove flare from a photo. Using Jihosoft Photo Eraser. It is an image editing tool that is designed specifically to remove unwanted objects from a photo. Including flare.
Removing flare from a photo using Jihosoft Photo Eraser is extremely straightforward and takes less than a minute (seriously). Take a look at the image below, which contains flares on some regions.
We will demonstrate how use Jihosoft Photo Eraser to remove flares from the photo above. Before getting started, you can download the binary file of this tool from its official site. This tool is available for Windows and Mac.
Removing lens flare using Jihosoft Photo Eraser
- Assuming you have installed Jihosoft Photo Eraser, launch it and open a photo you want to remove the flares from.
- Use one the available selection tools on the left panel. In this example, we use Selection Brush.
- Click the Erase button on the bottom.
That’s all!. You can repeat the steps above to remove other flares to get the best result. Jihosoft Photo Eraser itself allows you to select multiple regions at once to be removed all together. However, for a better result, we suggest you to remove the flares one by one. Once done removing the flares, you can click the floppy disk icon to save your image.
One thing you need know in advance. Jihosoft Photo Eraser is a paid tool. You can use it for free, but your photo will have a Jihosoft Photo Eraser watermark when you save it. The original price of this tool is $49. At the time of writing, there is a massive discount offered by Jihosoft. You can get this useful tool for only $19.
In addition to removing flare, you can also use Jihosoft Photo Eraser to remove other unwanted objects. You can read our previous review to learn more abut this tool. By the way, following is the result of the image after the flares are removed.