Retouching with the Spot Removal tool


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Retouching with the Spot Removal tool

In the digital context, prior to Lightroom almost all retouching was done in Photoshop, but now with the advent of Lightroom a lot of our retouching is actually taking place inside of Lightroom. And here's the beauty of it. What we can do is we can apply nondestructive retouching to your photographs. In other words, we can always undo anything we've done and in addition, it doesn't increase file size, and there's no render time. In other words, we can do this much more efficiently. All right, well let's go and zoom in on this image to a 1:1 view here.

One of things you'll notice there are some small little variations. Let's say that we want to get rid of those little skin variations. What we will going to do is access what's called the Spot Removal tool. You can access this tool by clicking on it in the toolstrip here or by pressing the Q key. Now, we have a couple of options. We can select Clone or Heal, and the difference between the two has to do with how...

Retouching with the Spot Removal tool
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Retouching with the Spot Removal tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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Lightroom
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