Meet the selection tools


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Meet the selection tools

In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to Photoshop's 10 selection tools so you have an idea of how they work. Then in subsequent exercises I'll show you how to make the best use of them. I'm looking at an image called The wide road. jpg found inside your 08_selections folder. It comes to us from a group called LVI which is associated with Fotolia. I want you to see a curious thing about this image; I'm going to go ahead and zoom in on it. Notice these strange edges that we're seeing between the road and the sky.

And notice things go relatively okay here for a while and then turn super smooth, as if the landscape's been melted or something. We have these strange little orange dollops here and there. Then we have an intersection of grass and whatever former background this image originally came from. Then we have these stray grass flecks, right there, all set against this synthetic sky. Then if you take a close look at the road, it looks like it's be...

Meet the selection tools
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Meet the selection tools 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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Photoshop
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