Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Making final adjustments, part of Photoshop for Photographers: Compositing.
Now that we have filled in some of the gaps in the background, next I want to…talk about how we can clean up some of the small details.…To do that, let's create a new layer by clicking on the New Layer icon.…Then we will go ahead and name this new layer clean up.…One great tool that we can use for cleanup work is the Spot Healing Brush.…You can find that in the Tools panel right at the top.…You can select that by pressing the J key and then Shift+J to go through all…those tools until you see the icon with the band-aid and a little selection next to it.…Then what you'll want to do is make your brush nice and small and just go ahead…and paint over anything that you notice is a repeating pattern.…
Here I am looking for a little texture elements that I am seeing repeated…at multiple places.…And by removing these small details, even though they're really minimal, not…that noticeable, what it can do is just help to make the image more…intriguing or interesting.…If the eye picks up on patterns that are really recognizable, well it becomes a…
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- Creating a better group portrait with Photomerge
- Removing a subject from the background
- Changing the scale of a subject
- Enhancing the color and tone of a composite image
- Masking together multiple exposures
- Filling in background gaps
- Correcting overexposure
- Replacing the sky in an image
- Creating reflections
- Building in shadows
Skill Level Intermediate
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2. Adding a Subject to a New Environment
3. Compositing to Improve Composition
4. Combining Exposures in Architectural Photography
5. Replacing the Sky in an Image
6. Showing Frame-by-Frame Action in Sports
7. Creating an Imaginative Scene
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