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Photoshop Subject Selection Tool: The Easiest Way to Select Your Subject
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Photoshop Subject Selection Tool: The Easiest Way to Select Your Subject

If you’re a photographer, you know that the key to a great photo is capturing a subject that’s in focus and crisp. But what do you do when your subject isn’t exactly standing still?

In this post, we’ll show you how to use the Photoshop subject selection tool to make it easy to select your subject, even when they’re moving around or have hair that’s obscuring their face.

Photoshop has a tool that can help you select your subject in a photo. It’s called the [select subject tool], and it’s super handy.

If you’ve ever struggled to get a good, clean selection of your subject, the [select subject tool] is just what you need.

Step 1-

It’s pretty easy to use: just go to Select, then select “Select Subject” from the dropdown menu at the top left.

Photoshop Subject Selection Tool: The Easiest Way to Select Your Subject

Step 2-

Now look at your image and drag around on it to see how it changes.

Photoshop Subject Selection Tool: The Easiest Way to Select Your Subject

Step 3-

If there are any parts of your subject that aren’t getting selected (like hair), use Refine Edge again and drag outwards from those areas until they’re included in the selection.

Photoshop Subject Selection Tool: The Easiest Way to Select Your Subject

Step 4 -

Once you’ve got it all set up as you want it, click OK and save your image!

Once you've got it all set up as you want it, click OK and save your image!

It’s important to take the time to learn how to use subject selection in photoshop because it’ll save you tons of time when editing your images. Learning how to quickly isolate the subject of your image will cut down on all that time spent cloning and painting out distractions, and leave you more time for editing!

We really hope you can benefit from our tutorials and that it will help you to adjust your own photos with ease. We know that this post cannot be perfect for everyone, but it should still help a lot of people.

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