Please help with this image.

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Hello all, I have an image I need help with. I primarily work in Lightroom, and am very weak in Photoshop. That being said, I have an image here that I really like, but if you look in the bottom right corner of the mirror, there is a portion of an arm there that's distracting. Is anyone willing to help me with this? I thank you in advance!

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George

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Here you go...

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Method (in brief):
Select vertical rectangle containing arm. Copy it into new image.
Make a gradient fill layer with the correct red at top and the lighter red two thirds way down. Adjust the fill to end the gradient two thirds way down.
Flatten new image.
Paste it as a layer into the original, behind a copy of the background layer.
Add a mask and paint out part of the copy layer revealing the gradient behind.
Clone the join where the colour isn't quite right using 40% opacity to make it blend invisibly.
Blur the edges.

I hope this gives you an idea of how to get started. This was a tricky one because of the colour gradient.
 
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Couldn't resist the obvious

I hope growltiger doesn't mind.....used his excellent edit to play

Best wishes

Ray

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I can still see it through the veil, and that's very difficult to remove.

I can't see it now...

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Method:
Select pinkish area using magic wand several times.
Image/Adjustments/Hue/Saturation: Lower the saturation to take out the colour.
 
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OMG...that is incredible! Thank you very much! I can't tell you how much I appreciate your help.

Regards
George
 
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And for Growltiger.......the angel

as requested.....hope it's ok

Best wishes

Ray

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Thanks Richard

you know it was YOUR idea........and what a great one...

Really glad you flagged the opportunity up.

Best wishes

Ray
 

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