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Leah Brown
 

how to get rid of something in the background


If I have a picture that has something in the background how can I get rid of what is in the background and change it to what is around it. For example if I had a portrait on the lake and there is a boat in the background, and I want to get rid of the boat and just have the water.


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8/4/2006 9:53:16 AM

 
Stephanie M. Stevens   Cloning. Provided you have an area of the photo that can be copied, you use the clone tool to brush the area you choose to coy over the area you want to hide. In your example of the boat on the water, you would copy an area of uninterupted water over the boat.


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8/4/2006 3:50:51 PM

 
Patrycja Adamowska
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/12/2006
  That's right.Use the PS and clone tool. if it is only the boat and the rest is a lake than you shouldn't have any problems. Should work well.. Good luck!


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8/4/2006 3:53:55 PM

 
Leah Brown   thank you all for the help, I appreciate any help I can get :)
leah


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8/4/2006 7:43:45 PM

 
Samuel Smith
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/21/2004
  or?wait till the boat goes by..
or reframe your shot?


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8/4/2006 8:01:09 PM

 
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