Removing distracting background elements


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Removing distracting background elements

Because working with the Spot Removal tool can be a little bit tricky, I thought it'll be helpful to show at least one more example with cleaning up something in the background. I'll go ahead and zoom in on my background a little bit. And as I zoom in on this, we can see that there are two people in the background. I want to remove those people, so that it makes it look like the beach is absolutely empty. So we can really focus in on this family. Well, let's press the B key to select the Spot Removal tool. Now what we are going to do is simply click and drag out. We are going to use the same approach we did last time, and that is going to be tackling this from two different sides.

So first I'll go ahead and try to line up my horizon there, or actually the edge of the ocean, remove that area. And of course, I can increase the size of this once I have that nice and lined up. We can see I'm removing more and more of those people there. Next, I'll go ahead and click and dr...

Removing distracting background elements
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Removing distracting background elements provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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