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Guide to Removing Glare/Fencing in Zoo Photography by HOTNStock Guide to Removing Glare/Fencing in Zoo Photography by HOTNStock
A lot of people have asked me if I have special access to animals because my photography does not have glass glare or fencing in the way. I have a basic method that I use in Photoshop to remove any glare or fencing marks that end up in my photos. I mentioned making this guide a long time ago. I finally found the motivation today to put it together.

Hopefully this will be helpful to some of the other zoo photographers out there. Currently, I use Photshop CS5 but I have also used this method in Photoshop Elements 8 and it worked.

Let me know if I missed anything or if I should go into more detail on a specific point in a different guide.
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[Stock & Resources] A great tutorial with some tips on how to edit out annoying fences from your animal photos! A quick and easy method. Guide to Removing Glare/Fencing in Zoo Photography by *HOTNStock ( Featured by PirateLotus-Stock )

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calavel Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I have a lot of pictures I can practice this on. Thank you!
Glamourcat Oct 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
This will be very useful!  I love going to our local zoo, but hate that glass glare that gets in the way of my favorite animals!  Thanks for sharing.
Jess-Foxx-Quinn Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AWSOMENESS!!! I volunteer at the local zoo and take dozens of pics a week. I get frustrated sometimes when the plexiglass and fencing ruins a great shot. I am so going to use this. Thanks 100 times over :D
:D Of course! I'm glad that it will help!
Wow, this is amazingly helpful! Thanks for this!
Glad it helps!
Amanthus Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much for this informative tutorial. I have some pictures with this issue and now I can address the problems with glare directly.
:D Glad that it will be of help to you!
Gwendolyn12 Oct 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is a great tutorial I photograph a lot when I go to zoos (or places with fences like this)n and those lines really annoy me:stare: a life-saver tutorial:nod:
Glad that it's useful!  It's a pretty specific niche of people who will find this helpful but I'd figured I would share what I've learned over the past few years.
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