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How to Remove a Person From the Image

How to Remove a Person From a Photo in Photoshop

by Waseem Abbas on Apr 27, 2019

Do you want to remove a person from your photo? Sometimes you may need to eliminate a person or an object from an image. In this article, we will show you how to remove a person from a photo in Photoshop.

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Remove a Person From a Photo

The first thing you need to do is open the image in Photoshop.

Let’s start by creating a selection around the person that you want to remove from the photo. You can use the Polygonal Lasso Tool for making the selection.

Polygonal Lasso Tool

Next, you should select the Clone Stamp Tool from the toolbar at the left-hand side of your Photoshop screen.

Select Clone Stamp Tool

You’ll need to use Option + Click to define a source point, and then you can paint over the person or the object to remove it. (This will not affect any part of the image except for inside your selection.)

As you are painting, define new source points as needed.

Clone Image to Remove a Person From a Photo

That’s it! You can see this before and after image below:

Remove a Person From the Image

We hope this article has helped you to learn how to remove a person from a photo in Photoshop. You may also want to check out our guide on how to sharpen your images using Photoshop.

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  1. Why cut the image out?

    Why not just use cloning immediately? the selection process is just for just that, selection for use else where.

    What is so special about PhotoShop?

    I will just continue to use Paint Shop Pro

    Or any good photo editor.

    Nice job though

  2. Am really stocked here,I watched a tutorial it states that I should Alt + mouse click, I’ve tried but couldn’t understand it

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