Using content-aware healing


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Using content-aware healing

The Spot Healing Brush tool has always been a useful tool when you're retouching a portrait or trying to cover up spots on an image. In Photoshop CS5, the Spot Healing Brush tool has received an upgrade that makes it a great choice in situations that used to be a challenge for the tool, particularly, trying to cover up a thin wire, say a telephone line or a fence wire like the one you see here that crosses over areas of dark and light. As a point of comparison, I'd like to try to cover up this wire using the Spot Healing Brush tool, as I would have in Photoshop CS4.

So I have this Spot Healing Brush tool selected here and I'll leave the default type selected just as it was in the last version of Photoshop, Proximity Match. I'm also going to check Sample All Layers so that the healing pixels are set down on the separate layer, and that gives me more flexibility. Then I'll go down to the Layers panel. There is now a single layer that contains this photo, and rather th...

Using content-aware healing
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Using content-aware healing provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS5 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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