Removing dust and scratches with masking


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Removing dust and scratches with masking

In those situations where you discover that you have a large area of your photograph that has a lot of noise in it, what you may want to do is zoom in on the area and then go ahead and navigate to your Filter pulldown menu, choose Noise and then Dust & Scratches, and really focus in on the sky. Let's go ahead and take our Radius and Threshold to zero. We're going to bring our Radius up until that sky looks really clean. Threshold comes up to bring back some of the texture there. Again, we want to focus on the sky. Click on Preview. There's our before and after, really successfully removing all of that dust in the sky.

Yet, the problem of course is that we also removed a lot of the bridge. Well, it's actually not that big of a deal, and here's why. We simply click OK in order to apply that. Next, we hold down the Option key on a Mac or Alt key on a PC and then click on the Add Layer Mask icon. From there, press the B key to select the Brush tool or click on it in t...

Removing dust and scratches with masking
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Removing dust and scratches with masking provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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