This retouch requires you to pick up one part of your image to cover up another part of it, and, of course, Lightroom doesn’t have any way to do that. But, luckily, this is the stuff Photoshop is made for. This technique is actually very simple and very quick, but has a big impact when it comes to your subject having perfect eyebrows every time.
Technically, you can remove some eye veins while you’re in Lightroom using the Spot Removal tool, but if you’ve ever tried it, it’s pretty tricky and the results are…well…let’s say there’s a reason we almost always jump over to Photoshop for a retouch like this.
If you have plenty of background pixels surrounding an object, you can zap it in a hurry using the Fill command’s Content-Aware option.
When it comes to retouching, the Spot Healing Brush and Healing Brush tools are perfect for repairing or removing items and then blending surrounding pixels so your changes look real.
Lesa explores the new Content Aware Move tool in Photoshop CS6.
Corey shows you how to make a new photo look damaged by blending in some unusual textures.
Corey shows how to use the luminosity of an image to create a cool design effect and spice up your simple photos.
Here’s a super-simple technique for enhancing the most important bits of any portrait: the eyes.