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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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Don’t Erase that Pixel!

When you need to eliminate part of an image, it’s tempting to just choose the Eraser tool from the Tools panel in Photoshop, and get rid of it. When you permanently delete pixels, they’re gone forever (Figure 9.2). If you accidentally erased the CEO’s left ear in his portrait for the prestigious annual report, I hope you remember where you backed up the original image. I’ll wait while you frantically search through that pile of CDs.

Figure 9.2. Nice seashore! Well, it was. Too bad you accidentally erased the ocean and some of the scenic rocks (right). But you still have the original image somewhere. Don’t you?

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