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Editing Toolbox: Quickly Removing Grass Distractions in Photoshop

editing toolbox free editing tutorials Feb 18, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

Shooting in natural environments can be messy!

Stray bits of grass, twigs and foliage can intrude over your subject or even point to your subject, stealing the attention from them and generally cluttering up the image. Selecting these objects to remove can be time-consuming and painful using the regular lasso selection tools, so my go-to selection tool for this job is one that gives you straight-edged lines instead of a freeform shape - the Polygonal Lasso Tool.

In this video I'll show exactly how to use it and how I make the job even quicker by removing all the bits of grass, in one go, with only two steps.

Quick, easy and simple - just the kind of technique you want to add to your editing toolbox.

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