Retouch images with the Clone Stamp tool

The Clone Stamp tool copies pixels from one part of an image to another.

Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool

  1. Select the Clone Stamp tool (S) .

  2. Use the Options bar to customize tool settings, like Size, Hardness, and Blending mode, to get the effect you need.

  3. Press the Alt key (Windows) or the Option key (macOS) and click the area of the image that you want to copy.

    This sets a starting point from which the tool will begin copying.

  4. Release the Alt or Option key and drag over the new area where you want to place your copied content.

  5. The Clone Stamp tool will copy content from the source and paint it into the new area.


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