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Old 09-02-2006, 12:53 PM
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black background & black hair

See the back ground is the same color as all their hair I want to remove the background and just have the people in the picture with hair. When I try they end up bald please help!
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Old 09-02-2006, 01:25 PM
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If you start with a higher resolution image, you should be able to use the Extract Filter in PS to remove the subjects with their hair intact.
Regards, Murray
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Old 09-02-2006, 01:37 PM
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This is about as good as I could get with the picture you posted.

I used the extract filter in PS7, then hand touched using history brush and eraser.

You should be able to get better results with a larger picture.
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Old 09-03-2006, 07:23 PM
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Thanks! thats what I was looking for.
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