How to Use the Spot Removal Tool in Lightroom to Touch Up Your Photos

Knowing how to effectively use the tools in Lightroom’s Develop Module can help you to take your photos from good to great. One of the more overlooked tools in Lightroom is the spot removal tool. While Lightroom doesn’t provide the robust touch up options that Photoshop provides, for working with landscape and nature photos you will often find that Lightroom’s spot removal tool is easily powerful enough to do what you need.

In this video Simon Plant explains how the spot removal tool works, and he demonstrates how it can be used to clean up your photos. In most cases you will be using spot removal to fix minor issues with your photos, but the results can be quite powerful.

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