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Chapter 9. Take Me Away: Removing Unwant... > Removing Distracting Objects (Patch ... - Pg. 255

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Step Fifteen: Release the mouse button, and once your selection snaps back to remove the crane cleanly, deselect by pressing Command-D (PC: Control-D). You're going to continue to use this same tech- nique of isolating parts of the crane and drawing a Patch tool selection around them until all the cranes are gone. Again, could you have used the Clone Stamp tool for the whole process? Yes. Would it have taken you longer? Yes. Would it have looked blotchier and more obvious that things were removed? Probably. The Patch tool is just that much better, so if you can find a way to use it (like we did here), you're better off in more ways than one. Before After Removing Unwanted Objects Chapter 9 255