Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic image cleanup, part of Getting Started with Lightroom 4.
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At times you'll find that you need to clean up a variety of different blemishes …in a photo. That could be dust spots on your image …sensor, for example, or just objects in the frame that you plan to get rid off. …The image cleaner tools in Lightroom are relative basic. …They are not going to allow you to clean up every blemish. …But they will enable you to clean up some basic spotting issues. …In this image for example, I have a couple of issues. …There's something in the grass here, a little dark spot of some sort, maybe a …leaf or something, and I'd like to get rid of that.…
And I also want to get rid of some of the blemishes over on the left-hand side on …the top of this wall. To get started in the develop module up …at the top of the right panel, I'll click on the Spot Removal tool. …I can also press the letter Q on the keyboard to activate this tool. …I can choose whether I want to clone or heal. …Do I want to replace pixels with an exact copy of other pixels in the image. …Or do I want that cleanup to blend into the surrounding area? …
- Getting to know the Lightroom interface
- Establishing Lightroom preferences
- Using catalogs
- Importing images
- Image review
- Identifying and locating images
- Optimizing and sharing images
Skill Level Beginner
1. First Steps
2. Importing Images
3. Image Review
4. Identifying and Locating Images
5. Optimizing Images
6. Sharing Images
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