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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Slimming and Trimming

This is an incredibly popular technique because it consistently works so well, and because just about everyone would like to look about 10–15 pounds thinner. I’ve never applied this technique to a photo and (a) been caught, or (b) not had the client absolutely love the way they look. The hardest part of this technique may be not telling the client you used it.

Step One.
Open the photo of the person that you want to put on a quick diet.

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Step Two.
Press Command-A (PC: Control-A) to put a selection around the entire photo. Then, press Command-T (PC: Control-T) to bring up the Free Transform function. The ...

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