Join Lee Varis for an in-depth discussion in this video Lesson 10: The Patch tool, part of Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3.
The next tool we are going to look at is the Patch tool.…This is another new of retouching tool that was introduced in Photoshop CS, and…has gone through some improvements.…I'm going to use the Patch Healing tool to remove these spots from the CCD, the…sensor on the digital camera.…The Patch tool is the third one down in the list here of retouching tools that…really is kind of a special case selection tool.…
I have the image layer in this case selected and I'm going to use the Patch tool…to patch the source.…So what I'm doing here is making--identifying the source for my patch, make a little…selection out of it.…I drag it off, and you can see as I drag it off, it shows me inside the previous…selection what it's going to look like.…It replaces what was in there where I dragged to.…This tool is great and it's really fast for removing these kinds of defects.…
So you can go through the whole image really quickly and smooth out a background…or remove little defects.…Now it's not so good in this situation here, where I am right at the edge of something.…
Portraiture can be one of the most rewarding skills for a photographer to master, and the right post-processing and enhancement techniques can make all the difference. In Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3, Lee Varis uses Photoshop CS3 as a digital darkroom to bring out the best in photos of people, faces, and bodies. He examines tone and contrast, color correction, retouching, and more.
- Customizing the Photoshop CS3 workspace
- Controlling tone and color balance with Curves settings
- Correcting and enriching color with Hue/Saturation
- Converting images to black and white
- Retouching and sharpening portraits
- Enhancing background bokeh
- Adding portrait glow
- Blending luminosity
Skill Level Intermediate
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