Remove a subject from the background with a mask Photoshop CS6


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Removing a subject from the background with a mask

Here, in this movie I want to dig a little bit deeper into masking. In particular, I want to take a look at how we can select a subject and then remove that subject from their background. Well, in order to do this, though, let's first go back to some of the basics. One of the things that we know about masks in Photoshop is that they kind of work like a mask like you would wear on your face. It allows you to reveal or conceal different parts of your face. Yet what's different in Photoshop is that the selection that we create with a mask, well, it's editable, and we have two different elements with our Photoshop masks.

One is a white which reveals, and another one is black which conceals. So therefore, if we have a picture, say like this photograph here, what we can do is we can add a mask to this in order to conceal part of the photograph. In this case, we could conceal the background here so that we could see the subject by him or herself. Well, let's take a look at how we...

Removing a subject from the background with a mask
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Removing a subject from the background with a mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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