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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Digital Tummy Tucks

This is a body-sculpting technique that basically has you “slicing off” extra tummy and hip areas, and is especially good at trimming the waist. One of the things that make this technique easy is a little up-front preparation—lassoing off the sections that surround the area where you’re retouching so you don’t accidentally slice off parts you don’t want sliced off (so to speak).

Step One.
Open the photo containing a tummy you want to tuck. In this example, we’re going to trim the waist area and while we’re there, we’ll trim the hips just a bit too.

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Step Two.
First, to make this retouch easier, start by ...

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