How to Remove Flyaway Hairs in Photoshop


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Removing flyaway hairs

A very common, yet not very simple step that we need to take typically when we're retouching our portraits is to retouch or remove the little flyaway hairs. Those are all of the frizzy hairs that you see around the edges of the hair. So in this movie, we'll work with an image with a simple background. In the next movie, we'll work with a photograph with a more complicated background. Well, the first thing we need to do is we need to zoom in on our photograph, and then press the Spacebar key to click and pan around, so we can identify the problem.

Again, here you can see we have a few little flyaway hairs. In order to remove these successfully, we are going to create three or four different layers. I am going to start off by creating a layer where I am going to perform some spot healing. So we'll name this first layer spot healing. The Spot Healing brush works incredibly well when you have these flyaway hairs that are kind of standing by themselves, like this one right her...

Removing flyaway hairs
Video duration: 6m 18s 6h 4m Intermediate

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Removing flyaway hairs provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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Photography
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Photoshop
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