The rainspots were annoying. The picture was nice enough, but I thought those little white speckles on the dark tulips really detracted from the image. But I didn’t like the image enough to remove each dot individually. Nobody would see it that closely.
Topaz Simplify is a great Photoshop plug-in with many fun applications, but for once I just wanted to “simplify” an image. I also added a little extra color, and here is the result:
Rather than go through all the settings, here is the Topaz Simplify preset to download:
If you have Topaz Simplify 4, the button to import a preset is in the bottom left corner, right next to the buttons to save and export. This zip file has 2 versions of the “Remove Waterspots” preset. If you go to customize them, the Global Adjustment – Simplify – Simplify Size is an important setting to play with. A lot of the settings had no impact on my tulip images, but they may be important for your subject matter.