Adobe Photoshop is often used to remove messy backgrounds, or to separate the subject from the background, and place it elsewhere in another photo or background.
Here we are showing you several interesting ways to remove the background pretty quickly in Photoshop.
The first is a video by Chris from Spoon Graphics, where he does a great job of showing you the multitude of options available within Photoshop to remove the background.
Watch this video to go through this options…
Some simple, quick and dirty selection tools and methods are:
- The Magic Wand Tool
- Eraser Tool
- Quick Selection Tool
Professional methods to remove backgrounds are:
- Tonal Selection
- Manually draw the selection
- Color Range
- Layer Masks
- Refine Edge Tool
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Here’s another video which uses the color range to remove the tree from the sky and the background.
We teach many of these simple methods in our 3 Day Photoshop class in Singapore too.
Hope you can join it and learn them too.