Repairing and recreating backgrounds


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Repairing and recreating backgrounds

Nine times out of ten, when recreating and repairing backgrounds, all the information you need is in the image itself. For example, when we're building the trees in this image, why go looking for an outside source of the tree to add to the image when there's plenty of trees right here to choose from? The only thing you need to do is to make sure it doesn't look like an exact clone of the trees. Begin by going to the Create a new layer icon at the bottom of the Layers panel and click to add a new blank layer on top of the background.

Next, we'll go over to our Tool panel and select our Clone Stamp tool. We need to recreate this line of trees right here, so a good place to begin would be this line over here, which is basically on the same level. So hold down your Alt or your Option key and select a point to start cloning from. I keep my little preview up, which started with Photoshop CS4, because I like to keep an eye on where I'm going to start, and that's a good w...

Repairing and recreating backgrounds
Video duration: 7m 43s 3h 53m Intermediate

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Repairing and recreating backgrounds provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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Photography
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Photoshop
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