Refine selections Photoshop Elements 10


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Refining selections

When you first make a selection, you're viewing it in the Marching Ants View and you can't really tell from the marching ants whether the edge of your selection is accurate, in other words, whether it faithfully traces the edge of the object that you trying to select, or whether the selection edge is as smooth as you would like it to be, and that's where the Refine Edge dialog box comes into play. Let me show you how it works. I am going to make a selection using any of the selection tools, I'll use the Quick Selection tool, clicking and dragging over the door in this photo.

I'll try to get this as accurate as I can using the marching ants, for example, I see there's a bit here that I need to add in, so I'll drag over that part to add it to the selection and here is some that shouldn't be in the selection, so I'm going to go to the Options Bar and click on the Subtract from Selection icon, and then with a very small brush tip, I'll come in and go ...

Refining selections
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Refining selections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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