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Get the Image You Want: Essential Photoshop Editing Techniques by Element K Journals Creative Team

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Correct imperfections in digital photos with the Healing Brush

Have you ever come across an image that would be perfect to use except there's a spot located right in the middle of your subject? A speck of dust, a scratched paint job, or a smudge of dirt can all render your image less than desirable. But you don't have to let a little spot ruin an entire image. The Healing Brush tool is a great tool for correcting these types of imperfections. With the Healing Brush, you can touch up a problem area, making it blend into the surrounding image, and avoid having to reshoot a subject or having to use a different image.

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Go through your archives and find a good candidate for retouching with the Healing Brush tool, such as ...

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