Clean up the background of an image Photoshop CS6


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Cleaning up the background of an image

Now that we know a little bit about the Clone and Healing tools, let's take a look at how we can use these tools in order to clean up the background in this portrait. Also, along the way, I want to share with you a few shortcuts, and tips that you can use in order to more effectively work with these tools. Well typically when it comes to cleaning up the small details, you'll want to do this on a new layer. So let's create a new layer and you can do so by pressing Shift+Command+N if you're on a Mac or Shift+Ctrl+N if you're on Windows. Let's name this new layer Clean Up.

Next, let's select the Spot Healing Brush. You can do so by pressing the J key. Then if you press Shift+J, you notice that it will toggle through the different Brush tools, you can see that. Go ahead and press Shift+J until you have the tool with the icon of the Band-Aid and then the small selection next to it. Next, you want to make sure to turn on Content Aware. This will help blend what we are ...

Cleaning up the background of an image
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Cleaning up the background of an image provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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