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Editing Toolbox: Photoshop Selection Tool Secrets

editing toolbox free editing tutorials Sep 30, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

As a pet photographer, you're probably already using the selection tools in some way when you edit your photos in Photoshop.

What no one has probably told you though, is how the various selection tools can be used together to create much more efficient selections. Did you know you can switch between different selection tools to create a selection? How to subtract from, and add to a selection? I'll explain how to do all that in this helpful video.

We'll also move beyond the tools and explore the Selection menu with additional ways you can select exactly what you need, for more complex edits, in Photoshop. I'll share a crucial subject selection tip and show how to get a more Lightroom-like selection experience, right in Photoshop.

By the end of this video, you'll definitely have a few more selection tools and tricks to add to your editing toolbox!

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