Repeat a bokeh light pattern the most naturally in Photoshop

I have the picture below [hide the face of the subject for anonymity].
My aim is to fill the under left side of the picture with the upper bokkeh. What would be the best way to do it with Photoshop with a naturally looking result. Just imagine that the Christmas light garland of the left side were touching until the floor…

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Answer

You could try using Content-Aware Fill.

  1. Make a selection of the area you want to fill.

    I’ve just used the Quick Selection Tool to make a very crude selection. The more you refine this selection, the better result you get.

  2. Enter Edit > Content-Aware Fill. Use the brush to make sure that only the pattern you want to repeat is colored (it’s green by default).

    Play around with Fill Setting to refine the result. Adding and removing from the source area can also help to get the result you want.

  3. Press OK and that’s it.

I’m well aware that this result isn’t perfect, but I believe that a good result is possible if you put a little more effort into it than I did (I just didn’t want to spend too much time on a low res screenshot with markings on top).

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