Adding borders using custom shapes


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Adding borders using custom shapes

Another way that we can add border or edge effects to our photographs is by using custom shapes and then by turning a custom shape into a selection and eventually a mask. Well, let's take a look at how we can do this. If we navigate down to our tools panel, and if we click on the icon which allows us to select shapes, here we can choose a shape say like the Rounded Rectangle tool. When you select this tool, you can change the Radius, and if you increase the Radius and then click and drag across the image, you can see that you can create a shape which has rounded corners.

And in this case let's say that we want to add a border or edge which has this type of a rounded corner. Well, right now we have the exact opposite of what we need. Yet we are going to use this shape, because we are going to turn it into a selection and then a mask. Let me show you what I mean. Well, if you hold down the Command or Ctrl key and then click on the shape and then turn off the Visibility of it, you'll notice...

Adding borders using custom shapes
Video duration: 4m 48s 4h 57m Intermediate

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Adding borders using custom shapes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Creative Effects

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Photography
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Photoshop
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