Clean up a backdrop with Content-Aware Fill Photoshop: Retouching


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Cleaning up a backdrop with Content-Aware Fill

Isn't it amazing how many different tools and techniques that we can use in order to clean up or remove these distracting elements that we find in our pictures. Well, here we're going to look at another technique. This one's called Content-Aware Fill. This works incredibly well when you need to remove larger items. Let's explore how we can work with it. The first step is to copy the layer. Rather than creating a blank layer, we have to duplicate or copy the background layer. To do that, you can press Command+J on a Mac or Ctrl+J on Windows. Think J for jump.

Jump the contents of one layer up to a new layer. Next double-click that layer name and here we'll name this new layer clean up. The next step is going to be to make a selection. You can make a selection with any of your selection tools. For this image, we can see the roll in the background and also the crease here in the backdrop. I want to clean that up or get rid of that, so I'll use one of my bigger selecti...

Cleaning up a backdrop with Content-Aware Fill
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Cleaning up a backdrop with Content-Aware Fill provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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Photography
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