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Changing shape with selections and masking

Another way that you can change the shape or the structure of your photographs is by working with selections and masks. And here we're going to explore how we can change the shape of this picture by using these techniques, and also, at the end, we'll merge everything together, and we'll add a little bit of height to this photograph. Well first, what I want to do is I just want to bring in both the left and the right side of this picture, so first, we need to make a selection. Let's make our first selection with the Rectangular Marquee tool, and let's increase our Feather amount. Here, we'll bring it up to about 4 or 5.

Next, go ahead and click and drag over this side of the image. We want to make a pretty rough and big selection over this part of our photograph here. Then we're going to copy this to a new layer. To do that, press Command+J on a Mac, or Control+J on Windows, and let's name this new layer right, for the right side. Then press the V key, or selec...

Changing shape with selections and masking
Video duration: 8m 32s 6h 4m Intermediate

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Changing shape with selections and masking provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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Photography
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