Transforming selections


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Transforming selections

Oftentimes, your initial selection won't exactly fit the image content that you're trying to select. That's when the Transform Selection command comes in handy. To show you how that command works, I'd like to select just the placard on this newsstand, so I can brighten only that area of the photograph. I'll start by selecting the Rectangular Marquee tool in the toolbox, and dragging out an initial, rough selection. Because the photograph was taken at an angle, this rectangular marquee selection doesn't exactly match the image content that I want to select.

That's okay, because I'm going to use the Transform Selection command to change the size and the shape of this initial selection. I'll go up to the Select menu, and I'll choose Transform Selection. Now, keep in mind that this command is different than the transform commands that are found under the Edit menu. Those commands are used to transform image content, but here, I just want to transform th...

Transforming selections
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Transforming selections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depth

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