Clone Stamp Tool: how to remove unwanted objects and rescue any photo

Clone Stamp Tool: how to remove unwanted objects and rescue your photos

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: steps 3-4

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 3

03 Set up the tool
In the Options bar, click on the Brush Preset picker and choose a soft round tip with a Size of 65 pixels. Check the Opacity is at 100%. Make sure that the Sample All Layers box is ticked so that you can sample pixels from the layers below and spray them onto your transparent layer. Tick Aligned, too.

 

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 4

04 Start spraying
Alt-click to sample where the white shirt overlaps the concrete seat. Move cursor left until the pixels in the Clone Stamp’s preview overlay align with the original shirt and slab. Click and spray to extend the sampled shirt and stone slab over part of the girder.  Use short strokes to avoid sampling and cloning girder.

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  • jmeyer

    Hi, thanks! Not sure what you mean about printing though. Do you mean print out the article? In your print menu there are probably options to reduce the size to fit on fewer pages?