How to Add a Border Around an Image in Photoshop


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Adding a border around an image

Another pretty common visual effect that you might want to add to either an image on a layer or the whole image itself is a border. It may be a white border around these particular four thumbnails here, or may be a black border around the entire outside edge of the background image here. So, let's go ahead and do that. I am going to go ahead and click on the Dahlia layer, to go ahead and select it. And again, at the bottom of the Layers panel is the little fx icon, and I am going to choose Stroke. It doesn't say border here, but it will go ahead and use the Stroke effect to create the border around this particular layer.

You will see the default Color is black, and the default Size is 3 pixels. I am going to go ahead and make the Size a lot bigger, say maybe 20 pixels. Looks good! 21, right now. I am going to go ahead and use my Down Arrow on my keyboard just to take that down one pixel. And you will see that the Stroke is being added to the outside of the image, in this particular...

Adding a border around an image
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Adding a border around an image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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