Have you ever brought home the perfect picture from a shoot, only to find that dust on the sensor has wrecked the shot? Don't throw away that image just yet!
Thanks to Adobe Lightroom's Spot Removal tool, dust spots are a simple fix. You can simply grab a good part of the image from another area of the photo and paste it onto the spot. Lightroom's algorithms help determine areas that are the a good match, in an intuitive interface, and blend the images seamlessly.
Dust on your sensor or film scans is practically unavoidable, but you don't have to lose the shoot because of it. This tool is good at retouching minor skin blemishes, too.
Let's learn how.
60 Seconds: How to Apply Spot Fixes in Adobe Lightroom
This 60 second screencast will show you how to use Lightroom's built-in tool to correct spots. You'll learn to use Lightroom's Spot Removal tool to copy one area and paste it onto another.
You'll also learn how to tweak the size of the Spot Removal tool and reposition it as needed.
Envato Elements: Featured Lightroom Presets
Thanks for watching the tutorial! Here are three featured presets available on Envato Elements. Lightroom presets can speed up your workflow, boost your creativity, and provide simple solutions to common editing challenges.
Creative Presets: Burgundy
This collection is perfect for all photography styles, including landscape, portraits, fashion and fine-art. Bring a rich, vintage tone and warmth to your images.
Film Simulation Presets: The Film Collection
This pack is a great way to get started with simulating film styles. Each of the presets in this pack brings a slightly different film simulation to the table.
Look and Style Presets: The Editorial Collection v2
These presets were inspired by the styles you might see in major magazines like GQ or Vogue. The selections run the gamut of styles, but can help you really tweak your images to an eye-catching style.
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