Clone Stamp tool

posted on 23rd of march, 2011

As we all know infringement is a problem in Microstock business. Therefore we always need to delete the marks , brands , letters or signs in our images to avoid from copyright infringment.

Here is a simple tip to achieve this ;

1 - Open your image and make a copy layer ( Ctrl + J for PC )
It is not a "must" for this tip but do it always to prevent your image from any possible accident

2 - Create an empty layer. ( Shift + CTRL + N )

3 - Choose "Clone Stampt Tool" from the tool box menu

4 - At the top of the window choose "All layers" from Sample menu combo box. Other two options are usually "Current Layer" and "Current and Bellow"

5 - Choose the empty layer you created and click on the point with ALT key where you want to copy the pixels from . Do not forget the arrange your brush size ( right click please )

6 - Final step. Move your cursor to point where you want to make the correction and paint it over

That's is it.

Disable the background and copy layer to see the changes on the empty layer you created. Well, you have the chance to delete your correction if you dont like it.

Thanks for reading

Serdar Tibet

Note : logo and letters on the apron in this image has been removed with this method.

Comments (11)

Posted by Joezachs on October 19, 2011
I do this but without making a layer. To avoid any accident I keep saving from time to time, and if there is something I don't like, I go back to that point (of save)
Posted by Sobek85 on March 26, 2011
Can use similar tools in Apple Aperture
Posted by Davulcu on March 26, 2011
Yes it is for photoshop
Posted by Countedsorrow2 on March 26, 2011
Is this using Photoshop? Thanks! Good tip.
Posted by Davulcu on March 25, 2011
Your welcome my friends. Healing brush is also an alternavite , but I love this method more since it is working on an empty layer.
Posted by Hinnamsaisuy on March 25, 2011
thank you
Posted by Joezachs on March 24, 2011
Just did this yesterday and resubmitted one of my refused files. Hope now it gets accepted.
Posted by Littledesire on March 24, 2011
Thanks :)
Posted by lzf on March 23, 2011
nice pic
Posted by Thanatonautii on March 23, 2011
That`s really a good tool :)
Posted by Laurasinelle on March 23, 2011
Thanks for sharing!! I will try!

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