Photoshop tutorial: Content-Aware Move in Photoshop CS6 step-by-step

The Content-Aware Move tool allows you to move elements within a scene while Photoshop automatically fills in the missing details.

Intro


The Content-Aware Move tool taps the technologies behind Content-Aware Fill and the Clone Brush, allowing you to move elements within a scene while Photoshop automatically fills in the missing details. If used with care, the results can be seamless.

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Step 1

STEP 1

Open your image in Photoshop CS6 and select the Content Aware Move tool, which is in the same submenu as the Healing Brush (you can just hit Shift + J until it’s selected). Using its lasso, encircle the area you want to move.

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Step 2

STEP 2

Set the Adaptation level to the level of strictness you need – here I set the Adaptation to ‘Very Strict’, although you may find a looser tolerance works better on some images. Drag the selection to its new location in the image. Retouch any minor blemishes with the Healing Brush tool.

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Step 3

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STEP 4

Based in London, Tigz is an internationally published photographer and retoucher, specialising in burlesque and cabaret photography. Clients include the London, Paris and Rome Burlesque Festivals, Torture Gardens and the Boom Boom Club.

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