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Chapter 10. Photograph: Retouching Portr... > Removing Dark Circles under Eyes - Pg. 279

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Step Three: After your selection is in place, click directly within the selected area and drag it to a part of the face that's clean and doesn't have any edges. By that I mean you don't want your dragged selection to overlap the edge of any other facial features such as the nose, lips, eyebrows, edge of the face, and so on. You need a clean, uninterrupted area of skin. In Photoshop CS2, you'll see a preview of what your patch will look like (that's why you see two selections in the capture shown here). Step Four: After you've found that clean area, release the mouse button and the Patch tool will automatically sample it, snap back to the original selected area, and perform the retouch for you. Continued Retouching Portraits Chapter 10 279