One of the most fundamental and useful capabilities of Photoshop is the ability to remove distracting elements convincingly and efficiently, something that can improve or even save a wide range of photos. If you are new to Photoshop, this helpful video will show you how to use a combination of the Spot Healing Brush and Clone Stamp tools to remove distractions from your images.
Coming to you from Aaron Nace with Phlearn, this excellent video will show you how to use Photoshop's built-in tools to remove distracting elements from photographs. This is one of the most fundamental capabilities Photoshop has, and it is a foundational skill any photographer should know how to use. The program has a variety of ways to accomplish this task, but if you are proficient with the Spot Healing Brush and Clone Stamp tools, you can quickly and effectively take care of the vast majority of distractions. That being said, it is important not to rely on this in place of careful composition or taking the time to move something out of the way. Nonetheless, if something accidentally made its way into a shot or you simply were unable to move it out of the way, these techniques will help you save quite a few images. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Nace.