There will be situations when you need or want to remove a particular object from a photo, and Photoshop’s tools generally make it pretty easy to do so. However, when the object is in front of a gradient sky that lacks a solid color, getting the sky to look natural in the place of the removed object can be a very big challenge. This video from our friends at Contrastly shows how to get realistic looks with gradient skies when you are removing an object.

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In the video you will learn:

  • How to fix gradient skies that are common around dawn and dusk
  • How to work with gradient skies when using the spot healing and clone tools
  • How to avoid patchiness and discoloration in the sky
  • How to use a big brush to sample colors from the sky

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