Removing long scratches


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Removing long scratches

There are scratches on an image, and then there are scratches that go on forever through an image. Especially when they're through highly detailed areas, like patterns or eyes, the repair can be pretty detailed. First thing you need to do with your image before working on any of them is duplicate it by using Ctrl+J, Command+J. That way you'll always have your original image to go back and see how your work is faring. This is a great public-domain image from the Library of Congress photographic collection.

You can see that this large scratch-- I am going to zoom out just a little bit here so you can see the whole thing-- this scratch starts on one end and goes through into this patterned area on the vest. Let's zoom back in with Ctrl+Plus or Command+Plus to about 200%. This kind of detailed damage, especially right over here on the vest, is a good fit for the Patch tool. Unlike a large rip that has a lot of white space, we can just take a small space-- go over here and select the...

Removing long scratches
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Removing long scratches provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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