Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Transforming a selection, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
Sometimes, it might seem that an image is so close to being perfectly suited to a …particular selection tool, and yet not quite perfect enough. …For example, here we have a photograph of some windows, and they're obviously of a …rectangular shape. So you might assume that the Rectangular …Marquee tool would be absolutely perfect. I'll go ahead and zoom in on a portion of …the image here, and if I click and drag in order to select one of those …rectangles you'll quickly see, that the Rectangular Marquee tool is not going to …work very well. Because in this case due to perspective, …those windows are not perfectly rectangular.…
They almost seem to sort of bend to the side, but again that's just because this …building was curved and the vantage point of the photographer. …Causes those lines to arc across the image rather then to produce perfect …rectangles in this case. But there's still hope, we can actually …still achieve a great selection very, very easily still using the Rectangular …Marquee tool. I'll zoom in a little bit closer so we …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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