Retouch with the Clone Stamp tool Photoshop Elements 10


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Retouching with the Clone Stamp tool

The Clone Stamp tool is a lot like the Healing Brush tool in that it allows you to sample good pixels and use those to patch bad areas of a photo. But the Clone Stamp tool is different from the Healing Brush tool and from the Spot Healing Brush tool in that the Clone Stamp tool doesn't try to blend that patch with the surrounding areas of the image, it just lays down pixels and covers part of the photo. And sometimes that's just what you want. For example, in the last movie I showed you that trying to use the Healing Brush tool to cover up the hairs along the hairline here was giving me a kind of a blurry dark area because the Healing Brush tool was trying to blend with the surrounding hair.

So when you're working near a dark area or near the edge of the photo, you might want to try the Clone Stamp tool instead. I will select the Clone Stamp tool here in the toolbox and I am going to leave all of its options at their defaults for now. In particular I will make sure that Aligned...

Retouching with the Clone Stamp tool
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Retouching with the Clone Stamp tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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