“A picture’s worth a thousand words,” the saying goes. If you remove part of that picture, is it only worth 500 words perhaps? I’ll let you ponder that one on your own.
In the mean time, let’s spend a few minutes reviewing one of the Photoshop tools that is great for removing little (and sometimes not so little) bits of an image… without leaving an empty space afterwards.
We’ll grab this image to get things started (click any of the small images below to see larger versions, by the way):