Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Removing blemishes and distractions from the background, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
Well now, here what we're going to do is zoom in.…Let's do that by pressing Command+Plus or Ctrl+Plus. And what we need to do is…somehow remove this text that we're seeing here.…So let's create a new layer by clicking on the New Layer icon, and then let's…start off by grabbing our Clone Stamp tool.…Now, with a small, small brush what we can do is Option+Click or Alt+Click…there, and just start to remove some of this content.…And so, I'm just going to sneak into this little area, zooming in really closely,…in order to try to remove the copy that we're seeing here.…
I'll go ahead and make my way up really close to the cyclists there, being…careful not to change the overall shape of the photograph too much.…And one of the things that we need to do here is obviously work with a teeny…brush. We need to zoom way in.…Whenever you're working on your cleanup, I always find that it's a good idea to…target different areas and to move around a lot, kind of like we've been doing.…And as you do that you can work on these little teeny blemishes or distractions,…
- Creating and combining multiple exposures
- Repositioning subjects
- Enhancing color and tone
- Removing unwanted background elements
- Simplifying with selections
- Improving composition with cropping
- Toning with the High Dynamic Range (HDR) Pro toolset
- Enhancing eyes
- Changing shape and sculpting muscles with Liquify
- Increasing height
- Sharpening and creating final layer comps
Skill Level Intermediate
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8. Indoor Track Sprint
9. Enhancing Strength
10. Surfer Portrait
11. Underwater Portrait
13. Father and Son Portrait
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