Fixing large rips, tears, and other damage


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Fixing large rips, tears, and other damage

The most basic part of digital restoration work may be the little specs and spots that most photos of a certain age have, but the larger rips and tears tend to happen, and a lot of times they tend to happen in the most inconvenient places. Take this image for instance. This large creased tear combination just so happens to be in a place in the image where a whole lot is going on. One good thing about all this is it isn't in an area that would be even harder to reconstruct, like the face. What we do need to repair here is a small portion of the horse and some harness mostly.

Let's zoom out and have a look at the whole picture. I am using Ctrl+Minus or Command+Minus. You can see it goes right through the middle, so we just need to repair a little of that area. It's a good idea to start on the smaller end of a rip and a tear. And the tools you use mostly are your Patch tool, your Clone Stamp tool, and if you have Photoshop CS5, your Content-Aware fill. Begin by selecting an area. Keep...

Fixing large rips, tears, and other damage
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Fixing large rips, tears, and other damage provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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