Mixing and matching selection tools


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Mixing and matching selection tools

One of the most valuable lessons I can share with you, when it comes to creating selections in Photoshop is that it is possible to mix and match a variety of selection tools and techniques as you build up to the final selection. Let me give you an example of what I mean. In this case, for example, I would like to create a selection of this taxicab in the foreground. I can choose my Quick Selection tool and paint across the taxi in an effort to produce a good selection. But as you can see no matter how careful I am I'm not getting a perfect result.

Now, part of that is simply that I need to modify my selection. For example the shadow here got included in this selection so I can hold the Alt key on Windows or the Option key on Macintosh and then paint across that shadow to remove it from the selection. This improves the result, but there's still some work to be done. If we zoom in over here, for example, we'll see that we're missing the mirror, and a portion ...

Mixing and matching selection tools
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Mixing and matching selection tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Selections Workshop

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