Removing a model from a background


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Removing a model from a background

Now that we know a little bit about how we can refine and improve our selections in Photoshop CS5, let's take a look at a scenario that's a little bit more complicated, so that we can take a look at how we can combine some of our selection and masking skills and then refine our selection in order to have something that's perhaps even better. Well, let's say that what we want to do here is we want to remove the subject from this content, or from this background, or for that matter, maybe we want to change the background. Either way, what we want is separation, so that we have a selection of the subject.

In order to do that, we, of course, first need to build up a selection of that background. One way to simply do that is to click on the Add Layer Mask icon. Now from here what we could do is go to Color Range. And then with this Color Range dialog, we can then sample an area in the background, in this case this blue, and I can add to that selection by using the Add to Sampl...

Removing a model from a background
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Removing a model from a background provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop and Bridge CS5 for Photographers New Features

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Photography
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Bridge Photoshop
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