Working with the Quick Select tool


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Working with the Quick Select tool

New with Photoshop CS3 and CS3 Extended is the Quick Select tool, and this tool will allow us to quickly and easily create a region of interest if there is enough color contrast in the image. Its found associated with one of the oldest tools in Photoshop, the Magic Wand tool. We click that and we can see the Quick Select tool. The best analogy is that we are basically painting a selection. For us, what an easy area to paint would be the media of this trichrome-stained coronary vessel.

Now, this is a single layer, so you don't have to worry about Sample All Layers, and we are not going to use the Auto-Enhance right now. But we are able to create a new selection, add to that selection, or subtract from that selection. Since we are painting the selection, we are able to choose a brush, and we can either increase the size or decrease it, depending on what's needed. We can also change the Hardness and Spacing, though that's of little use in this instance.

So in this case, I want t...

Working with the Quick Select tool
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Working with the Quick Select tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Eric Wexler as part of the Photoshop CS3 Extended for BioMedical Research

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Photography
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Photoshop
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