Removing minor blemishes and imperfections from your photos can have a major impact. See how visual artist Gabriel Isak retouches an image in Adobe Photoshop.

Brush away distractions

Isak selected the Healing Brush and brushed over the seams, zipper, and wrinkles in his photo. Each time you move to a new area, reset the source point for the brush using option-click (or alt-click).

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Reposition elements

The Content-Aware Move tool, nested under the Healing Brush, allowed Isak to easily move objects around. He made sure that Mode was set to Move in the Options bar, drew a selection around the white ball, and dragged the object to its new position.

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Eliminate imperfections

Isak noticed small imperfections around the white figure and used the Spot Healing Brush to remove them.

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Never settle

With a few simple adjustments, you can turn an almost-perfect photo into a perfect one.

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Note: Project files included with this tutorial are for practice purposes only.

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06/19/2019

Artist: Gabriel Isak

Adobe Stock contributor: photoguns

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