Removing small splits, specks, and spots


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Removing small splits, specks, and spots

Small split specks and spots are some of the everyday problems you'll find in old photos and among the most common repairs you'll need to make when doing restoration. Some of the damage is more obvious, like light specks on dark background or vice versa, and some are barely noticeable, unless the image is highly magnified in Photoshop. Fixing every bit of the damage you can will only make for a better image in the long run. Begin by duplicating the original layer, Ctrl+J on a PC, Command+J on a Mac. Let's do a quick assessment of the damage in this photo at 100%. Use Ctrl+Plus or Command+Plus to zoom in.

You can see all these specks and spots here. If we move over, we can see there's a crack right here. There's a fingerprint really visible right here. There are also a few stains and smudges throughout this, and just a lot of small damage to get rid of. In a case like this with so much small damage, you really don't want to start off having to click sampled areas like...

Removing small splits, specks, and spots
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Removing small splits, specks, and spots provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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