Panorama and Content Aware Fill for Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop Elements 9

First of all, can I say what a privilege it is to be appearing on the Richard Harrington Blog. Rich has been a major contributor to for some time and I've been a huge fan for much longer than that!

When Photoshop CS5 was released one of the stand out new features was Content Aware Fill. This function could be used to remove unwanted objects or, as we see here, fill empty space around a panorama with new content.

Photoshop Elements 9 came shortly after and boasted the Content Aware Spot Healing brush but not Content Aware Fill, so there’s no way of filling in those blank spaces in panoramas right? Wrong...