Everyone has photos of unwanted objects that they wish to get rid of! If you have the Affinity Photo iPad app, you can use it to remove such objects is very easy. Maybe it’s a photo bomb by a family member or a tree branch that appeared in the background of your shot.
No matter the type, unwanted objects can be a real annoyance when trying to enjoy your photos. In this guide, we will show you how to remove unwanted objects in Affinity Photo iPad!
Removing an unwanted object in Affinity Photo iPad
Object removal is more than just cropping out the item. Affinity Photo for iPad can help you remove unwanted objects without compromising the quality of your photo. Before using a Healing tool, it is ideal to duplicate the layer in order to have a backup in case you accidentally remove something you wanted to keep.
Affinity Photo for iPad is equipped with different Healing Tools which can be used to remove unwanted objects. Each tool is made specifically for particular tasks in order to improve your image.
These Healing Tools in Affinity Photo for iPad are:
- Inpainting brush tool- The Inpainting brush tool allows you to retouch undesirable or impaired parts of your image.
- Blemish Removal Tool- The Blemish Removal Tool is great for eliminating miniscule imperfections, like specks of dust or lint and skin blemishes.
- Healing Brush Tool- The Healing Brush Tool is similar to the Blemish Removal Tool, but it is suitable for concealing smaller items, particularly where there isn’t a similar area of texture from where to clone.
- Patch Tool- The Patch Tool is similar to the Healing Brush Tool, but it allows you to replace a larger area from a chosen target area.
- Red Eye Tool- The Red Eye Tool is great for removing red-eye from your photos.
- Clone Brush Tool- The Clone Brush Tool allows you to copy an area of your photo and use it to cover up another area. It is perfect for removing an unwanted object or colour.
Let’s take a look at each of these Healing Tools in detail and how they can be used to remove unwanted objects in Affinity Photo iPad!
What is an Inpainting brush tool in Affinity Photo iPad?
The Inpainting brush tool is Affinity Photo for iPad’s best weapon for removing unwanted objects, ranging from small to large. This tool allows you to “paint” over an object to remove it from the photo.
Affinity Photo for iPad will then intelligently and automatically fill in the area you painted over with pixels from the surrounding area. This is a great way to remove large objects or objects that are close to other objects (like a branch in front of a tree).
To use the Inpainting brush tool,
- Select the Clone brush tool from the toolbar which will pop up some healing tool options.
- Next, select the Inpainting brush tool from the list.
- After you select the brush, paint over the object you want to remove. Once you remove your finger, Affinity Photo for iPad will automatically replace the area you painted over.
As you can see, removing unwanted objects with Affinity Photo for iPad’s Inpainting Brush Tool is quick and easy! You can check out more about the Inpainting brush tool in our article named Clone Tools in Affinity Photo iPad.
The Blemish Removal Tool
Affinity Photo for iPad can also be used to hide skin flaws. To accomplish this task, we can use the Blemish Removal Tool. It can be found in the same flyout as when we searched for the Inpainting brush tool.
With the Blemish Removal Tool, you can simply tap on a particular defect, and Affinity Photo for iPad will automatically remove it. This is a great way to quickly touch up photos without having to do any complex editing.
To use the Blemish Removal Tool,
- Select the Blemish Removal Tool.
- Adjust the Width of the brush from the context toolbar.
- Next, tap on the blemish you want to remove. Affinity Photo for iPad will automatically remove it!
- You can also tap and drag from the target area to the sample area. The blemish will be replaced by the same texture as that of the sample area.
Whether you’re removing small unwanted objects or hiding blemishes, Affinity Photo for iPad can help you achieve the perfect photo in no time!
How to use the Healing Brush Tool in Affinity Photo iPad?
The Healing Brush Tool is another way to retouch and repair parts of an image that are unsightly. This tool allows you to replace an unwanted section of your image by replacing it with an area you wish to copy from. However, it does more than just sampling from another area of your image. It merges the pixels from the sample area and the target area together by combining their colour, texture and visibility.
This is ideal for removing small imperfections from an image such as pimples, scratches, or dirt.
To use the Healing Brush Tool,
- First, duplicate the layer.
- Select the Healing Brush Tool and adjust the settings from the context toolbar as per your requirement.
- To take a sample from an area, simply tap and hold your finger on it.
- Tap and drag on the area you want to retouch.
Certain flaws, such as dark circles, scars, and wrinkles, can be easily removed using the Healing Brush tool.
You can check out more about the Blemish Removal tool in Clone Tools in Affinity Photo iPad.
How does Patch Tool remove unwanted objects in Affinity Photo iPad
The Patch Tool in Affinity Photo for iPad is ideal for retouching and fixing extensive parts of an image. This is a fantastic technique to get rid of huge imperfections or background elements in your shots.
The Patch Tool enables you to “paint” over an area you wish to repair. After that, Affinity Photo for iPad will fill in the area you painted over with pixels from a sample area. Just like the Healing Brush Tool, patching also blends the sample pixels with the target pixels by coordinating the tones, transparency and texture.
To use the Patch Tool,
- Select the Patch Tool.
- Tap and drag on the image to choose the target area.
- Starting from the selection, tap and drag to delineate the source area.
- You can rescale and rotate the selection from the context toolbar.
- When you are happy with the result tap anywhere on the image to deselect.
Avoid drastic colour variations to ensure that the patching looks adequate.
Affinity Photo for iPad’s Patch Tool is a great way to remove unwanted objects from your photos. Whether you’re removing large objects or photo backgrounds.
What is the Red Eye Tool used for in Affinity Photo iPad?
Red eyes are caused by the camera’s flash reflecting off the subject’s eyes. Affinity Photo for iPad’s Red Eye Tool can quickly and easily remove red eyes from your photos. The red eyes of both animals and humans can be removed easily using this tool.
To use the Red Eye Tool,
- Next, select the Red Eye Tool.
- Tap and drag on the pupil where you want to remove the red-eye portions of your image.
- Affinity Photo will automatically correct this unsightly effect.
- Repeat this process until you are satisfied with the image.
How does the Clone Brush Tool remove unwanted objects in Affinity Photo iPad?
Clone Brush Tool removes objects from your photos by cloning pixels from one area of the photo to another. Affinity Photo for iPad’s Clone Brush Tool can quickly and easily remove unwanted objects from your photos.
Clone Brush Tool is different from other brushes as it selects the area you want to clone before you start painting. This is useful for ensuring that the cloned pixels match with the surrounding area perfectly.
It’s best applied to modify, add, or remove items within an image.
To use the Clone Brush Tool,
- First, select the Clone Brush Tool.
- Adjust the settings from the context toolbar..
- Next, tap and hold on the area of the photo you wish to clone. Affinity Photo for iPad will automatically clone the selected area.
- Now, simply brush over the area you wish to modify. Affinity Photo for iPad will automatically clone the selected area and apply it to the new location.
Affinity Photo for iPad’s Clone Brush Tool is a great way to remove unwanted objects from your photos.
There you have it! Affinity Photo for iPad’s ultimate guide to removing unwanted objects from your photos. Whether you’re looking to remove large objects or small imperfections, Affinity Photo for iPad can help you achieve the perfect photo in no time! These consist of the Inpainting Brush, Blemish Removal, Healing Brush, Patch, Red Eye, and Clone Brush Tool.
Next time you’re looking to touch up a photo, give Affinity Photo for iPad’s Healing Tools a try.