Retouch (New Picasa 3 Tool)

Having had Picasa 3 now for a few days, I thought I'd post on some of the new features, firstly the "Retouch" tool.

If you have ever wanted to remove a spot or blemish from a face in a photo, this is the tool for you. It works on the same cloning principles used in PhotoShop or Paint Shop Pro - but it's a heck of a lot easier and more intuitive to use.

Basically, all you need to do is click on the area you want to remove/alter in your picture, then click on another part of the same image to replace it. The funky thing is that Picasa then has a quick whizz at blending the edges of the new area with the existing image, then "Hey Presto", job done.
It's certainly not on a par to the perfection that you can manage with PS, but it is pretty remarkable nonetheless.

One other application for this tool...
You can have fun placing eyes onto foreheads, removing noses, getting rid of basically anything. Just experiment and have fun.

4 comments:

lauragray said...
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Boffill said...

Thanks for this one. I am practicing the retouch feature now!

Bgchgc Hvkhc said...

hello,how can i use this retouch between two different pics ?? any idea thx.

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