How to Minimize Blemishes on a Photo Using Photoshop


Much of the time you when you take a picture, it may not look perfect. You can use Photoshop to fix it. One of the ways you can fix a picture is by taking away or minimizing the blemishes. There are many ways to take away the blemishes and this article explains one of them.

Steps

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    Open up Photoshop on your laptop.
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    Choose and open the file you want to modify.
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    Look for "Layers" on the right side.
    Make sure to click on that. If there is a lock next to the picture, double click it and press "ok" to unlock the picture.
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    Zoom in on the picture to make it easier to minimize all the blemishes. You can zoom in by clicking "zoom" and selecting "zoom in" or "command+plus" on your keyboard.
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    Go on the tool palette on the left.
    Click and hold on the teardrop shaped tool to select a tool.
    • Try starting off with the blur tool; it helps smooth out the skin. You can also use the smudge tool to blend the blemishes into the skin. When using the smudge tool, make sure to click and move the mouse in the area that you want. Do it at a steady pace.
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    Click and hold the magnifying glass to reveal the other tools.
    The tools listed there are Dodge, Burn, and Sponge. The Dodge tool can be used to make a certain area brighter. The Burn tool does the opposite; it darkens any spot you want. The Sponge tool can be used to remove anything you feel is excess.
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    Click "layer" when you are satisfied with the images. Then, click the half white, half black circle on the bottom to change the filter or the brightness.

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