Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Toning down blemishes, part of Photoshop Elements 10: Quick Fixes.
In most cases, it's probably safe to assume that you want to remove blemishes …in your images completely, not just partially. …But sometimes you actually do just want to tone down a blemish rather than remove …it all together. In this image, there are certainly some …blemishes that I would like to completely remove, such as some of the spots on the …wall in the background. And for that I would certainly make use …of the Spot Healing Brush tool. I'll go ahead and choose the Spot Healing …Brush tool and then adjust my brush size as needed with the left and right square …bracket keys. Left square bracket to reduce the brush …size and right square bracket to increase the brush size.…
And I'll simply click and drag over any of the blemishes that I would like to get …rid of. In this case just the dark or light …blemishes that are appearing in the wall behind the subject. …I can even increase the brush size and get rid of this large chunk of the walls …that seems to have broken free. And then adjust the brush size again and …
- Importing images
- Basic quick fixes in the Organizer
- Opening images in the Editor
- Lighting improvements
- Color improvements
- Removing distractions
- Applying a soft focus effect
- Replacing the sky
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Lighting Improvements
3. Color Improvements
4. Removing Distractions
5. Getting Fancy
6. Closing Thoughts
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