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Selecting an image and Changing Background – Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

Beatriz Mariniello

March, 2007

In this tutorial we will show you how to select an image and also how to change it's background in Adobe Photoshop. Tutorial Includes project files.

Open the Photo you want to edit

Go to Filter/Extract from the Main Menu

A new window will appear.
What we are going to do is select the girl from the photo and extract the background.

Choose the size of the Brush Tool, I selected Size:11

Now select the Edge Highlighter Tool and start painting the selected image:

After selecting the whole image, select the Fill Tool:

Now paint the inside of the girl and click OK

This is how it's going to show up:

After doing so, open the image you want to use as a background.

Now release the background image into the first image (dancer girl).

After that select "Layer 0" (the selected dancer girl) and put it over "Layer 1" (New background image)

This is then result:


NEW FEATURE: Download the original source files from this tutorial in Zip format Here

Copyright (c) 2007, Beatriz Mariniello, All Rights Reserved



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