Blurring a selection outline with Feather


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Blurring a selection outline with Feather

Alright gang, we have a selected moon, as you can see here. I'm going to go ahead and Zoom in on the moon by pressing Ctrl+Plus a couple of times, or Command+Plus on the Mac. And then I'll scoot the moon over a little bit, so that we can see its edge. Now notice that I've selected a few pixels inward on the moon, because I really didn't want to get any of the black background. Now, I want to show you what the selection looks like, the so-called marching ants here. This animated dotted line doesn't really do a good job of elaborating this selection, so we can't tell what the edge looks like.

We just know it's at this location. But how hard or soft is it? How crisp is that selection? It turns out to be awfully darn crisp. Let me show you. The best way to get a sense of what it looks like is to switch over to the Move tool. You can do that by pressing the V key. If you've been following along with me, you'll see these Transform Controls. We don't wa...

Blurring a selection outline with Feather
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Blurring a selection outline with Feather provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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