You will need
- program Photoshop.
To work with the Clone Stamp tool to turn it on by pressing the S key or by clicking on the tool icon in the tools palette.
Move the pointer to the part of the photo that will serve as the source to copy pixels, and click the left mouse button while pressing the Alt key.
Move the pointer to the section of the picture over which you want to place the copied pixels, and click the left mouse button. If you need to copy a large image area, hold down the left mouse button and draw a stamp like a regular brush. The cross, moving pictures, will indicate what area of copied pixels.
The size of the brush tool "Stamp" can be configured in the same way that any other size brush. Click on the arrow in the Brush panel under the main menu and adjust the Master Diameter and Hardness. The value of the first parameter defines the diameter of the stamp which you work, and the second parameter adjusts the hardness of the brush. Putting the value of Hardness to the maximum, you will get prints with crisp edges. With a small value of this parameter prints the brush are feathered at the edges.
The Clone Stamp tool can be given any shape. To do this, select a brush shape from the list in the Brush or on the Brush Tip Shape tab of the Brushes palette. Of course, it is hardly necessary to use a brush in the shape of a flower or an old film to correct defects of the skin in the picture, it is wiser to use a normal round brush. However, the choice of shape of the brushes for this tool exists.
List Mode allows you to configure the blending mode of the copied pixels. Setting the Opacity gives you the ability to adjust the opacity of the print, and the parameter Flow – its intensity. When retouching portraits this parameter to assign a value for about twenty five to thirty percent in order to keep the texture of the editable image.
By default, the Clone Stamp copies pixels only from the active layer. If an open document is more than one layer with different opacity settings you can use to copy all visible pixels on different layers. To do this, put a tick in the check box to Sample All Layers.