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The Power of Photoshop’s Refine Edge Tool

The Power of Photoshop’s Refine Edge Tool
One of the most difficult and frustrating tasks in Photoshop is making a clean and decent selection on photos that involve super fine hair, fur, leaves, and any fiber like elements. When using the standard selection tool or the masking process, you may able to accurately select smooth edges. We may use the color range tool and the tweaking of levels and channels to select much difficult areas but that would also take too much time on manipulation and very complicated to follow. The good news is that, PS5 or Photoshop CS5 has a tool called the QUICK SELECTION tool. This tool also includes a very powerful sub tool called the REFINE EDGES tool, using the refine edges tool will greatly help and speed up editing tasks especially when you need to select out the hair or fur on subjects. For example, we have here a wonderful haircut. Normally we would start at the marquee tool. Now when you have selected the necessary parts, find the Refine Edges option found at the right top area.

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creativecan One of the most needed skills in photo manipulation is Image Extraction, as the end result often depends on how capable you are of mastering this skill. Image elements that are not extracted to perfection will spring to the eye once they are placed on a new background. Photoshop image extraction tutorials can help you learn various techniques for getting what you need extracted without doing too much damage to the fragile elements of the original image. Some image elements are easy to extract, while others are always problematic and frustrating to work with. In this category, human hair and animal fur are well known opponents.

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