Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Removing content, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essential Training: 2 Editing & Retouching Photos.
You can use some of the same tools that you use to retouch a portrait to remove…content from a photo.…In this movie, I'll show you how I'll use the Spot Healing Brush Tool, the…Healing Brush Tool, and the Clone Stamp Tool to try to remove photo content.…When I have small areas to remove, I usually reach for the Spot Healing Brush Tool first.…I'll select that tool here in the Toolbar.…And then I'm going to go over to the Layers Panel, and I'm going to make a new…layer on which to try to fix this image.…I like to make my corrections on a separate layer than the photo, because as…you've heard me say in other movies, I like to work nondestructively.…
This gives me more flexibility if I change my mind about a correction.…I can erase it from a separate layer, I can reduce the strength of the…correction layer, I can even delete the correction layer altogether.…So, I am going to make a new layer here by clicking the Create New Layer icon.…I'll double-click the default layer name, and I'll call this corrections,…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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