The Content-Aware Scale tool under the Edit menu in Photoshop lets you stretch or scale an image seamlessly by filling the selection with surrounding pixels and blending them together. However the tool has a stretch limit, beyond which, the subject of the image starts getting distorted.
In this short tutorial, Mumbai-based Photoshop expert Unmesh Dinda shares a few useful tips on how to use the Content-Aware Scale tool to extend the background of an image without distorting the subject. Watch below.
00:08 – About Content-Aware Scale
00:34 – Example 1
01:31 – Reapplying CAS
02:13 – Example 2
03:03 – When one side stretches more than the other
03:31 – Summary
Download sample images shown in video.
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