Cleaning up blemishes


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Cleaning up blemishes

Sometimes despite your best efforts, you're going to end up with blemishes in an image that you need to clean up. That can include things such as dust on your image sensor or an object that got into the frame that maybe you didn't notice at the time the image was taken. Lightroom enables you to clean up these sorts of blemishes with the Spot Removal brush. It's a little bit limited in that you can only clean up circular areas at a time, but for many simple spotting issues it actually will work out quite nicely. Let's take a look at how we can work with this tool to clean up some of these blemishes.

I'll go ahead and click on the Spot Removal tool on the toolbar at the top of the right panel in the develop module. That will bring up my options for that tool I can work with this brush in a clone or heal mode. The cloning mode will literally just copy pixels exactly as they are they healing mode will blend those pixels into the destination area. In most cas...

Cleaning up blemishes
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Cleaning up blemishes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Lightroom 4 Image Optimization Workshop

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