Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Removing color fringe, part of Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depth.
When you select something from its surroundings, particularly something with…fine detail, like hair or foliage, you'll often see a slight fringe of the…surrounding color along the edge of the selected items.…In this movie, I'd like to show you how to use the new color decontamination…technology to minimize that color fringe.…In the preceding movies, I gave you some ideas about how to select hair or other…soft detailed edges.…So, I'm not going to spend a lot of time on those steps in this movie.…If you're following along, make a rough initial selection, using any of the…Selection tools, around this fellow's head and hair. Or, to save time, you can go…up to the Select menu and choose Load Selection and go to the Channel menu and…choose hair and click OK.…
Now, notice that this selection does leave out some of the fine detail at the…edges, because the Refined Edge controls just seem to work better that way.…In the Layers panel, I have the hair layer selected.…Beneath that, I have another layer that shows a scene from a forest.…
- Understanding the when and why of making selections
- Combining and transforming selections
- Selecting fine detail with Refine Edge
- Capturing soft and hard edges in one selection
- Understanding the relationship of selections to masks
- Removing color fringe around selections
- Using the Marquee and Lasso tools
- Working with the Color Range command
- Selecting with the Pen tool and paths
- Making easy selections with the Quick Selection tool
- Working with Refine Mask
- Sharing selections between images
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Why Make Selections?
2. Selection Basics
3. Modifying Selections
4. Refining Selections
5. Geometric Selection Methods
6. Drawing Selection Methods
7. Tonal and Color Selection Methods
8. Using Image Properties to Select
9. Saving Selections
10. Working in Quick Mask Mode
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