Fix flyaway hairs with a complicated background Photoshop: Retouching


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Fixing flyaway hairs with a complicated background

In the previous movie, we looked at how we can clean up flyaway hairs when we have a simple background. Yet what about those situations like this? In this fashion photograph, we have this incredibly complicated background. If we zoom in, we can see that these flyaway hairs, they're cutting across all of these complicated details, and if we get even closer, we can start to think about, well, how can we retouch these? We could try the Spot Healing brush, the Clone Stamp tool, the Healing brush, but that would be incredibly tedious.

It would take a ton of time, and you know what? Eventually, it just wouldn't look very good. There has to be, obviously, some sort of a better way. But when it comes to textures, there definitely is. What we can do is make a selection of the texture, and then copy that to a new layer, and then mask it in, in order to cover up those flyaway hairs. Let me show you what I mean. Well, here we'll press the L Key to select our Lasso tool, or you can click on i...

Fixing flyaway hairs with a complicated background
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Fixing flyaway hairs with a complicated background 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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