Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Filling in an area, part of Photoshop CS6: Restoring Photos.
In some cases, you may want to fill in an area because it is damaged or simply …missing as is the case here. We have a bit of a frame to our photo. …And I'd like to fill in this top portion so that I can crop the image to a more …normal shape, essentially just a rectangle without this arc. …So, I'm going to start off by creating a selection. …I'll use the Polygonal Lasso tool and I'll simply create a selection comprised …of straight lines. That includes the top portion of the photo. …So, I'll go around this arc, and then around the top portion of the photo.…
And I'll close off that Selection so that I have the top portion here included in …that selection. I'll then create a copy of the background …image layer, by simply dragging the thumbnail for my background image layer, …to the Create New Layer button. The blank sheet of paper icon at the …bottom of the Layers panel. And that's because I'm going to use the …Content Aware technology in conjunction with the Fill command to fill in this …
- Choosing your source image
- Adding metadata
- Image restoration strategy
- Working with layers
- Evaluating before and after
- Tonal and color adjustments
- Image cleanup
- Adjusting detail
- Saving the master image
- Creating a print or online version
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Tonal Adjustments
3. Color Adjustments
4. Targeted Tonal and Color Adjustments
5. Image Cleanup
6. Adjusting Detail
7. Finishing Up the Image
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