Let's take a closer look at how the new Generative Fill works.
Watch my YouTube video to see me testing this new feature live, or continue reading this article for a quick overview.
Generative Fill was used to both: remove and add elements to a landscape photo taken from Unsplash.
Boats were removed, the background was replaced, and new elements like a cruise ship and a bungalow were seamlessly added.
Incredibly, it alsoautomatically generates reflections and shadows, thereby matching the perspective and style of the original image.
1. Remove an Object
The first step was to remove an undesired object from the image.
This was accomplished by making a rough selection around the object and hitting Generative Fill.
The result was a flawless removal, superior to the results one would achieve with the Content-Aware fill.
This operation also created a new layer, ensuring that the edit was non-destructive and that one could easily return to the original image.
2. Generate an Object
Next, we added new elements to the image.
By selecting an area of the image and inputting "cruise ship" into Generative Fill, we were given three unique options for a cruise ship that matched the image's perspective and included generated reflections.
This process was repeated to add a bungalow, again resulting in options that perfectly matched the existingimage.
3. Replace the Background
The next application of Generative Fill was in altering the image's background.
A selection of the sky was made, and "clouds" was input into the feature.
As with the previous steps, the AI provided three suitable options for a new cloudy sky.
The quality and suitability of the new backgrounds were impressive, fitting seamlessly into the original image.
4. Extend the Image
The final demonstration of Generative Fill's capabilities was its use to expand the image.
By selecting the sides of the image and inputting no specific command, the AI automatically knew to generate additional content for the image, seamlessly expanding it to fit a 16:9 format.
This resulted in a larger image, complete with additional trees and mountains, that retained the style and quality of the original photo.
Generative Fill is a game-changing new feature from Adobe that demonstrates the impressive capabilities of AI in image editing.
Its ability to flawlessly remove and add objects, change backgrounds, and expand images makes it a powerful tool for any designer.