Both features let Photoshop analyze the contents of the image to figure out what the photo would have looked like if the unwanted object or area had never been there. But even with its new Content-Aware abilities, the Spot Healing Brush is still best suited for smaller areas that we can easily click on or paint over.
Content-Aware Fill, on the other hand, lets us repair or replace larger, more complex areas, and even multiple areas at once, simply by drawing selections around them and letting Photoshop do the rest!
The traditional way to remove the post would be with the Clone Stamp Tool, but let’s see if the new Content-Aware Fill option in Photoshop CS5 can make the job easier for us. As always, I’ll first press Ctrl+J (Win) / Command+J (Mac) on my keyboard to create a copy of my image so I’m not making any changes to the original.