Secret to photo restoration: Clone Stamp tool

August 30, 2013

This is one of my favorite things to do with photoshop. I like restoring old photos.
It’s fun to alter images – remove this person, make shirt color different, add longer hair, etc. etc. – BUT it’s more challenging to preserve the original image.

This was a request from a good friend – ‘Can you please remove the cracks?’

Original image

Original image

Well, my secret:

clone stamp tool

And then… ta-dah!

restored photo

restored photo