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Image Editing on your iPad with PhotoGene by Rob Sylvan

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4. Retouching Tools

No matter how hard you try to get it right in-camera, there will always be some photos that can benefit from a bit of touchup. Photogene is not Adobe Photoshop, but it does have a few tools—Heal/Clone, Red Eyes, and Blur—that work well for which they are intended. Each of the retouch tools does a different job, but they share similar interface behaviors. Let’s take a look at how to use each one.

Using the Heal/Clone Tool

Removing an unwanted object from a photo may be one of the best, and if done well, subtle ways of improving a photo. This can range from removing a skin blemish to completely removing an object or a person from a photo. The tool does have its limitations, but I’ve been pretty impressed with what it can do. ...

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