Removing distracting background elements


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Removing distracting background elements

Now that we know a little bit about the Spot Removal tool, let's take a look at removing a blemish, which is a little bit more complicated to get rid of with this portrait. One of the things that's distracting me is that there is this little background element that I didn't notice when I was capturing this picture, so I want to get rid of that, let's go ahead and double- click the Zoom tool to go to 100% then press the Spacebar key to click-and-drag, so that we can focus in on this little blemish right here, next, press the B key to select the Spot Removal tool.

One of the things that you know that you can do is you can click-and-drag over the blemish to create that sample area. Typically you want to have your cursor right over the center of the blemish and then click-and-drag out. Now in doing that one of the problems is, is that it's covering a little bit of the sweater. So as I make these different selections you can see it's kind of bleeding in on the sweater ...

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 CS6 for Photographers: Camera Raw 7

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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