November 29, 2022

Photography

Editing Photography, Videos and 3D by Rich the Renegade

Secret Buttons for Precise Hair Selection in Photoshop!

2 min read

Discover two of the most useful buttons to help you perfectly cut out hair, fur, or any kind of complex edges easily in Photoshop! In this tutorial, we will explore the advanced selection and masking features introduced in the later versions of Photoshop, along with techniques to change the background without creating halos around the edges of the hair.

In this lesson, we will also learn to instantly match the subject with any colorful backdrop using the ultimate power of blend modes and blend-if. I hope this video helps you. Thank you so much for watching 🙂

► TIMESTAMPS:
00:00 Introduction
00:55 The Approach for Better Masking
03:05 The Secret Buttons!
04:06 Improving the Mask
04:37 What if It’s a Busy Background?
05:24 How Color Differences Can Help
06:00 Using "Refine Hair" to Dig Deep
06:19 Select More/Less Hair With This Trick
06:30 Removing Halos & Matching
10:28 Summary

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