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How to Retouch Video in Photoshop

By Russell Preston Brown

You’ve probably used the Clone Stamp tool in Adobe Photoshop CC to remove small distractions from photos. Did you know that the same tool also works on video frames? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how I removed a pesky seagull from a Golden Gate Bridge time-lapse by cloning from a good frame and painting over the bird. 

Adobe After Effects CC is also an option for retouching video frames, of course, but if you’re more familiar with Photoshop, you don’t need to leave it.