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Cutting selection from photo

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Old 12-14-2010, 01:55 PM
davidmw davidmw is offline
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Cutting selection from photo

Hi all, what is the best way to cut people out of a photo and pasting them on to a new layer on photo shop. I have tried but find around the edges they become slightly straight lined and not blended in to the background.


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Old 12-14-2010, 03:09 PM
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Re: Cutting selection from photo

that depends on the particulars but it seems that keeping the people on their own layers adding a mask (and not cut them) and paint or using channel to make your mask might be a nice solution. there is an example there how to use masks:

this one might be useful

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