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AfterShot Pro: Non-destructive photo editing and management by Joachim Ziebs

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Heal/Clone Layers

Let's start with the circle. You probably already know that digital SLRs tend to get dust on their sensors after a while. Combine this with small apertures and you have visible dust on your images, most likely in brightly lit areas such as a blue sky. Frequently, the piece of dust is round, so we'll use the circle to get rid of it.

Heal/Clone Layers

Add a Heal/Clone Layer and select the circle tool (Circle Clone 1). The mouse pointer turns to a crosshair to help you aim. Simply click in the center of the spot. Don't worry if the circle is too large or too small. We deal with that soon. The moment you click on your image, a circle region is created. ...

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