Refining selection edges


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Refining selection edges

The initial selection that you make with any of the Selection tools often isn't perfect. And it's useful to take a trip to the Refine Edge dialog box to see if you can make the selection a little more accurate, or more smooth, or just work better with your image. Here is the selection that I've just made with the Quick Selection tool. If you're following along, you can use the Quick Selection tool in this image by clicking and dragging over the umbrella and the girl to get a selection like this one. At first glance, this selection may look fine, but it's difficult to tell how good this selection is here in the marching ants view.

So I'm going to open the Refine Edge dialog box. I can access that dialog box from the Select menu or from the options bar of many of the Selection tools. I'll click the Refine Edge button in the options bar for the Quick Selection tool and that opens the Refine Edge dialog box. I'll move that over a bit so we can see the entire im...

Refining selection edges
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Refining selection edges provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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