Instead of wrestling with tools that only can do part of the job, try this technique to clone color while maintaining the all-important texture in your image
Text And Photography By Tony Kuyper
Published March 23, 2009
Updated June 30, 2016
Photoshop provides many tools for cloning, the process of cleaning up small imperfections before printing. Dust on the sensor, contrails in the sky, twigs protruding into the frame or a cigarette butt in the scene are examples of things a photographer might choose to clone out. Several tools are provided in Photoshop to make easy work of these situations. The Rubber Stamp tool, the Patch tool, the Healing Brush and the Spot Healing Brush are the usual choices.
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