How to Remove Tourists from Travel Photos

Watch this quick trick to remove the crowd from your travel photos!

Whether you're at the Louvre, Taj Mahal, or Machu Picchu, you'll almost always find yourself struggling to avoid tourists and strangers from cluttering up your pictures. Here's a tutorial on how to remove people from your travel photos so you can have a perfect snapshot of your fond memories. 

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Materials Needed

  • Tripod
  • Camera (iPhone/DSLR)
  • Photoshop 


1. Stabilize camera with a tripod
2. Take 10-20 photos
3. Open Photoshop and go to File > Scripts > Statistics
4. Select the dropdown button and click Median
5. Go to Browse and select all the photos you took
6. Photoshop will then take and render the median image from the stack
7. Watch the videos for some examples!