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Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 10. Repairing, Retouching, and Recomposing Images

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For some images you’ll need to deal with flaws other than color or exposure problems. A picture that was taken hurriedly might be spoiled by being tilted or poorly composed. Perhaps you have an antique photograph that is creased and worn or a scanned image marked by dust and scratches.

Sometimes the problem has nothing to do with the photograph itself, such as an extraneous object that clutters an otherwise striking composition or even just spots and blemishes on a portrait subject’s skin.

In this lesson, you’ll learn a range of techniques for restoring, retouching and rearranging the composition of such flawed images:

  • Using the Straighten tool

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