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Chapter 9. Take Me Away: Removing Unwant... > Removing Spots and Other Artifacts - Pg. 248

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Removing Spots and Other Artifacts In Photoshop CS2, Adobe added the Spot Healing Brush tool, which is just about the perfect tool for getting rid of spots and other artifacts. (By the way, the term "artifacts" is a fancy "ten-dollar" word for spots and other junk that wind up in your photos.) Believe it or not, it's even faster and easier to use than the regular Healing Brush, because it's pretty much a one-trick pony--it fixes spots. Step One: Open a photo that either has spots or other artifacts (whether they're in the scene itself or are courtesy of specs or dust on either your lens or your cam- era's sensors). In the photo shown here