Making selections on a bitmap image is an important component of working with bitmaps. Bitmap selections isolate a specific area for alteration, protecting all other areas from being affected. For example, you might want to brighten a dark part of an image. Without a selection, this change in pixel brightness would be applied to the entire photo. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:
Make specific areas of an image active using selection tools
Create a selection with the Magic Wand tool
Adjust the edge of a bitmap selection
Apply corrective filters to a selection
Make complex selections using the Lasso and Magic Wand tools
Modify a bitmap selection
Save a bitmap selection for future use ...