Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Moving a selection, part of Practical Photoshop Selections.
…You may have noticed as I was working selections,…I sometimes nudge them into place using the arrow keys.…Well, there are a couple of ways to actually move a selection, and I'd like to…show you those because it definitely comes in…handy if you don't get a selection just perfect.…You'll notice here on the image on the left that I've…darkened down some of the windows so the exposure better matches.…I did this with…a series of adjustment layers because I wanted those windows to…be a bit higher contrast to match the shadows down below.…
Let's go ahead here and start with this image and I'll show you how it was done.…Remember, to reload a selection, you can Cmd or…Ctrl + click on the thumbnail of a mask.…Once that's done, you've got a couple of options.…If the Move tool is selected, your actually going…to be moving pixels. And that doesn't work as well.…In this case, I cut the selection that was moving it over.…On the other hand, if I choose any of the Move tools or the Lasso tools.…When I put my cursor inside, note how it switches and…
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- What are selections?
- Creating masks from selections
- Moving a selection
- Selecting with the Quick Selection tool
- Transforming a selection
- Using the Refine Edge command
- Selecting a color or tonal range throughout the image
- Making a selection with the Pen tool
- Saving a selection as an alpha channel
- Creating a selection from multiple channels with the Calculations command