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Old 12-14-2010, 02:55 PM
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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, 04:09 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:

http://retouchpro.com/tutorials/?m=show&id=63
or
http://retouchpro.com/tutorials/?m=show&id=166


this one might be useful
http://retouchpro.com/tutorials/?m=show&id=17

HTH...
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