Using the Clone Stamp tool


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Using the Clone Stamp tool

Removing things like dust, scratches, stains, those little specs and spots caused by dirt and dust even fingerprints is the groundwork of photo restoration, the basics. Not every photo will be faded or have a color cast or be ripped or torn but you can be sure that every photo you work on will have at least some specs and spots. Begin by duplicating your original photo by using keyboard shortcut Ctrl on a PC or Command on a Mac+J.Be sure you name your new layer, double-click on the layer name and enter the new name you like; I will name this Dad, click next to it to accept your change.

Next go to the toolbar on the left side of your workspace and find and select the icon that looks like a rubber stamp, this is the Clone Stamp tool. Now let's increased the zoom on your photo using keyboard shortcut Ctrl or Command and the Plus key. Zoom in as tight as you need to, to see all the damage up close and then get to the point you want. Let's work on this area with these red spots and whi...

Using the Clone Stamp tool
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Using the Clone Stamp tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photoshop Elements 9: Scanning and Restoring Photos

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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