Work with selections Photoshop Elements 11


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Working with selections

Making a selection in a photograph allows you to edit part of a photograph without affecting the rest of the photograph. Let's open a couple of images into the Expert Edit workspace to take a look at the Selection tools there and some of the things that you can do with them. I'll select both of these and click the Editor button at the bottom of the Organizer and here in the Expert Edit workspace I'll go over to the toolbar where the Selection tools appear in the second section of the toolbar. There are three groups of Selection tools here, let's start with the geometric group. I'll select the Rectangular Marquee tool and in the image I'll click and drag and that creates a selection in the shape of a rectangle.

The moving dashed lines are known as marching ants, those represent the boundary of the selection. Now whatever I do to the image will occur only inside of these marching ants. That could be anything from filtering to painting, to filling with color, to copy...

Working with selections
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Working with selections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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