Of the many photo manipulation techniques, background removal is a common task that every designer needs to do. Extraction of a subject from a background to a new background can be done in many different ways. There is no one fix rule that you should take every time. Which rule to follow?
A designer decides which method to take for extraction depending on the complexity of the background. He or she tries to make the background as plain as possible with highly defined edges. If the background is pretty intricate, the time consumption will be more. It is important to assess an image and try to figure out which method will be the easiest and cleanest way possible for design.
Here is a list of options to choose from during extraction.
• Extract Filter
• Magic Wand
• Quick Selection and Refine Edge
• Background Eraser Tool
• Magnetic Lasso Tool
• Pen Tool Extraction
• 3rd Party Filters and Programs such as Mask Pro, Topaz ReMask, Fluid Mask
These are some of the background removal tools that photo editors use to get desired results or quick effect. These tools will make background remove an easy process. Becoming a master at extraction is very useful and these tools make the process easier. Professional photo editor use a mixture of multiple techniques to achieve a perfect extraction.
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