Cleaning up a studio background


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Cleaning up a studio background

When capturing images in a studio, many times there will be elements that we'll need to retouch or remove out of the background, like we can see here in this image. One of the things I want to do is just clean up some of these background elements, this chair and also this light stand here. We can do that by using the Spot Removal tool. And before we go there, let's go ahead and simply press the I key, and then let's click in the background in order to neutralize that colorcast. All right. That looks better. Well, now that we've corrected the color, let's then begin our Spot Removal work. Now a lot of times you want to do that, just so the image is in a good place, and then you can go on to get into some of these details.

We will press the B key to select the Spot Removal tool. Currently the option I have here is Clone, so I am going to go ahead and hover over this chair and click and drag out to make a shape around the size of this chair. Next, I'll drag this sample...

Cleaning up a studio background
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Cleaning up a studio background provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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