30 Days of Photoshop: Day 9

How to cut out backgrounds in Photoshop

Perhaps of all the tools in the Photoshop arsenal, the ability to cut-out people from a photo and post them in front of a new background, is the most well known.  It’s something that most Photoshop owners try at some point.

however, it is not without its difficulties, especially when we have to cut out hair… and being aware of some important do’s and don’ts will make it easier to master.

In this tutorial, I will show you two competely different ways to achieve the effect and you can pick the technique that best suits you.

Watch the video below


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Kevin Ahronson

Kevin is a full-time professional photographer and has been teaching photography since 2009. He founded the Hampshire School of Photography where he runs photography workshops and gives one to one mentoring to photographers at all levels, from complete beginners through to those who want to turn professional

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