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Adobe® Photoshop® CS2 Studio Techniques by Ben Willmore

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Cloning in Perspective

Before Vanishing Point came along, Photoshop's Clone stamp tool could not recognize distortions caused by perspective (Figure 16.64). Consequently, it created unacceptable results when used on an image that contained noticeable perspective (Figure 16.65). The main problem is that the Clone Stamp tool is not capable of scaling the cloned area to make it match the perspective of the surface you are attempting to retouch. In the example shown here, the area being covered by the sign is primarily a row of larger bricks. If you look closely at the results obtained in Photoshop, you might notice that the row of large bricks ends up being patched with bricks that are much too small to look appropriate. The Clone Stamp tool in ...

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