Using the Lasso tool


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Using the Lasso tool

In this movie we are going to look at how we can use the Lasso tool in order to make a selection. So let's go ahead and click on this file gallery.psd and also gallery_2, so we will hold down the Command key on a Mac/Ctrl key on a PC and click on both of those images and then right-click or Ctrl-click and choose Open. All right, well now that I have both of these photographs open, I'm going to go ahead and first focus in on this gallery photo here. Now the Lasso tool is a pretty interesting tool. The first tool in the set of tools is a freeform tool so here I can just simply click and drag and make a selection.

And one of the things that you will notice is when you create a Lasso selection, let's go ahead and Select > Deselect here. When you create a selection all you need do to is approach the finish, meaning approach where you started the selection, it will then close it off for you. So Select > Deselect one more time. If I go over here you would notice that it just...

Using the Lasso tool
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Using the Lasso tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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