How to Invert a Selection with Photoshop Layers


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Inverting a selection

Sometimes when you need to create a selection of a particular area of the image it's easier to create the opposite selection. And this is something that's really worth keeping in mind especially if you're struggling at all with a particular selection. Let's take a look at a fairly basic example that illustrates this concept. I'll go ahead and choose the Quick Selection tool from the tool box and then I'm simply going to include increase my brush size a little bit in this case just by using the right square bracket key. You can adjust that brush size with the left and right square bracket keys on the keyboard.

Left square bracket key to reduce the brush size. And right square bracket key to increase the brush size. And then I'll simply click and drag across the roofline here as well as the metal chimney. The idea is that I want to apply an adjustment that specifically affects this portion of the image. And you can see that I'm having a less than ideal time trying to cr...

Inverting a selection
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Inverting a selection provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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