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 13-14

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 13

13 Add a shadow
The computer-generated trouser patch should cast a shadow on the stone slab. To do this, click on the layer containing the cloned and extended stone slab (layer 2). Grab the Burn tool from the Tools palette. Set Size to 250 pixels. Set Range to Highlights and Exposure to 30%. Spray a shadow onto the slab.

 

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 14

14 Finishing retouch
Use the Brush tool to sample some of the man’s distant sleeve colour and spray it over the top of the girder. You could try replacing the girder entirely using cloning and brush-based techniques, but as the remaining girder now looks like it is behind the man, it is much less distracting.

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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?