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 17-18

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 17

17 Improve composition
Our candid street portrait is a little tilted. Grab the Crop tool. Choose the Use Photo Ratio from the drop-down menu in the Options bar. Draw a crop window that’s slightly smaller than the shot. Drag outside the crop window to rotate the edge so that it runs parallel with the doorframe on the left. Hit Enter.

 

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 18

18 Quick Burn
After revealing more shadow detail, you’ll notice colour artifacts in the trousers. You may also spot some brush strokes used to extend the trousers over the girder. Grab the Burn tool, set Range to Midtones and Exposure to 25%. Spray over unwanted strokes and artifacts to hide them in darker tones.

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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?