Using the Magic Wand


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Using the Magic Wand

In this video we are going to talk about another Selection tool. It's called the Magic Wand. We're going to be working on this file jellyfish.jpg Let's go ahead and open that one up in Photoshop and you know if you thought the few previous movies are a little complicated, this one is going to be a breath of fresh air, it's going to be really easy. Navigate to Full Screen View mode by pressing the F key and then press the Spacebar to reposition this image, and now you can access the Magic Wand tool by pressing W or Shift+W. If you press Shift+W it will toggle back and forth between Quick Select and between the Magic Wand.

Now the Magic Wand tool kind of gets a bad wrap. Many people call this the Tragic Wand tool and they call it that because they say, you know what, this tool isn't very good, it's kind of a useless tool. Well, I kind of disagree, I think there was a time and a place when this tool will actually do quite a good job, and it's really simple to yo...

Using the Magic Wand
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Using the Magic Wand 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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