Retouching blemishes with the Spot Removal tool


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Retouching blemishes with the Spot Removal tool

Now we take a look at this Image, you can see the boy has some acne on his face, and we probably want to either remove that or downplay it, so it's not so noticeable. So then you have to ask, where should I do this type of retouching? Should I do it in Camera Raw, can I even do in Camera Raw, or should I switch over to Photoshop? And kind of the general rule of thumb we've been saying is you use Camera Raw for global edits and use Photoshop for local edits. When it comes to retouching simple things like this, you actually can do a very quick easy job of retouching, using the built-in tools in Camera Raw.

You just kind of have to learn and get a gut feel for when you should switch over to Photoshop. My general rule of thumb is if the areas are pretty isolated, like if you look at the acne here there's not a lot of complex thinking that I have to worry about, I'm not trying to remove this pimple through hair and retain the hair detail. These spots are pretty much isolated. T...

Retouching blemishes with the Spot Removal tool
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Retouching blemishes with the Spot Removal tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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