How to Use selections and Clone to remove distractions Photoshop: Retouching


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Using selections and cloning to remove distractions

In this image you'll notice in the background there are these cords here that I hadn't noticed and I need to remove those, but the trick is that these are really close to the subject. We have different brightness levels, different areas of contrast. If we just try to use say the Spot Healing Brush and make our brush nice and big maybe and then click and paint across this, what's going to happen is it's going to bring in other elements. You can see that it kind of brought in part of the sweater; that isn't going to work. Well, how then can we retouch this? Well, how could we select this area and just work on this area? Well, one of the ways that we can do this is we could use one of our selection tools.

There are a ton of different selection tools. Just to highlight one that you might want to try when you're working with edges, it's the Magnetic Lasso tool. You can select that by clicking on it in the Tools panel and then the way that this works is you click to se...

Using selections and cloning to remove distractions
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Using selections and cloning to remove distractions 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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