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Scientific Imaging with Photoshop: Methods, Measurement, and Output by Jerry Sedgewick

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Chapter 9. Separating Relevant Features from the Background

Separating Relevant Features from the Background

Colorized image of variously stained cells in murine lung. Image was posterized, blurred, and colorized in Photoshop CS3 Extended (Adobe Systems Incorporated, San Jose, CA). Scale bar = 220 microns.

OF ALL THE POWERFUL TOOLS in Photoshop, the most unrecognized are those that can be used to separate relevant features from the background (segmenting). These tools can operate far more effectively than those included with more expensive scientific software. As an added benefit, few of these tools need to be used to garner results unattainable in other software programs.

Once relevant features ...

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