Reducing small blemishes


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Reducing small blemishes

With this photograph, we are going to explore how we can clean up small details and also improve, or enhance, the skin. So first, let's zoom in on this image, so that we can see the details here. And one of the things that we notice is the eye is nice and sharp, except we have a few little skin variations we want to take out. Well to do that, press the Q key. That will enter your Spot Removal tool, which you can see here. You can also click on it in the Tool strip, and we have our brush size and opacity. We have cloning or healing. We are going to use healing because that blends things together nicely.

And typically what you want to do is you want to take your brush and hover it over a blemish you want to remove and then click and drag. And you see as I click and drag, I can choose from different areas. Like in this case, I am bringing in part of the eye into that or part of the shadow and the nose. We don't want that, so we want a nice clean area of skin. And then we will let go, and...

Reducing small blemishes
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Reducing small blemishes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Advanced Techniques

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