Chapter 4

Mending and blending

Photoshop repair work


Most people tend to think of Photoshop as a program for retouching photographs. Of course, Photoshop can do a lot more than that these days, but retouching is what the program is best known for. In this chapter we wanted to focus on a few of our favorite retouching techniques. Some of these are quite involved and require a certain level of expertise, while others are actually quite simple and provide some interesting shortcuts for correcting photos.

Healing brush modes

The healing brush offers a choice of blending modes. The Replace mode is identical to the clone stamp tool, except it allows ...

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