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The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

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The Magic of Content-Aware Fill

Content-Aware Fill is probably one of the best-kept secrets of Photoshop Elements, and it’s just incredibly amazing. It was a huge hit in the full version of Photoshop, but few people know that it exists in Elements, too. Anyway, as amazing as it is, it’s also incredibly simple to use, so don’t let the fact that it only took four pages here in the book to cover it throw you off. What makes the feature even more amazing is that you have to do so little—Elements does all the heavy lifting. Here are a couple of examples of ways to use it to remove distracting things you wish weren’t in the photo:

Step One:

Open a photo that has something distracting that you’d like to remove. In this case, we have a telephone wire ...

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