Chapter 4

Making Selections

You can move, color, or transform parts of your image independently from the rest of the image. The first step is to make a selection. This chapter shows you how to use the Photoshop selection tools to isolate portions of your images for editing. You can use different tools to select objects in your image or areas of similar color.


Select with the Marquee Tools

Select with the Lasso Tool

Select with the Magnetic Lasso Tool

Select with the Quick Selection Tool

Select with the Magic Wand Tool

Select with the Color Range Command

Select All the Pixels in an Image

Move a Selection Border

Add to or Subtract from a ...

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