7. Lightroom to Photoshop for Retouching

Lesson overview

Photoshop is renowned for its retouching capabilities—you can use it for everything from intricate portrait refinements to larger-scale content removal and repositioning. So when your desire to change the reality of a photo exceeds the abilities of Lightroom’s Spot Removal tool, you can send the photo over to Photoshop for more serious pixel-pushing voodoo.

Once you’re in Photoshop, it’s important to maintain editing flexibility and safeguard your original image, so you’ll perform each edit on a separate layer.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use Photoshop to:

Remove objects using the Spot Healing and Healing Brush tools

Remove objects using the Clone Stamp tool

Remove objects ...

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