How to remove watermark from an image or picture. Watermarks are often used to prevent photos and images from being reused without permission from their owners. You can easily remove watermark using Photoshop. Removing watermark is just like a piece of cake, you can do it easily in no time in a jiffy.
A watermark is a logo or text superimposed on an image to help prevent an image from being copied or allow others to know where it was copied from and who owns the rights.Watermarks are often used on web pages so that the site’s logo or banner is always visible in the background.
It is any recognizable text, logo or pattern that appears over an image to identify the owner of the image and generally used to prevent unauthorized reuse of the image. Watermarks are usually transparent and can be difficult to remove. The difficulty or ease of removal depends on the content of the image and the position, color, size etc of the watermark.
Here I will be using a photo which I just downloaded with a watermark. Here in this tutorial I will remove the watermark, teach you how to do this and show you the final output. The photo with the watermark which I will be editing is the one below:
Note:- Don’t use this to steal the copyrighted image. The photo which I downloaded is for illustrative purpose only. This tutorial is not for encouraging the stealing of copyrighted image.
It is not a hard work but requires some tools for it. Here in this method, I will be using Photoshop CS6 for removing the Watermark.
If you have Photoshop installed on your PC, then roll your sleeves and follow the steps below:-
- Open the image in Photoshop CS6, and select the “Spot Healing Brush Tool” from the toolbar. You can also press J to select it.
- Select the option Content Aware Fill on the toolbar at the top if it not selected already.
- Get the suitable Size, Hardness and Spacing of the brush as required and carefully paint it over the watermark.
- After painting it completely, release it and the line is gone.