Tutorial (Part B) - How to take out/in someone from a photo (Or how to replace an image background)

<<< Previous Steps (Steps 1-5 / Part A)
  1. Use the Paste Into Current Image option from the shortcuts toolbar .Next, drag & resize the object to the desired place & size, click Enter when finished. The object will be fixed and the selection marks will be removed (figure no.6)

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    Photo Pos Pro Magnetic Selection

    figure no. 6

  2. Clear "leftovers" from edges (optional) - In case after copy and pasting the selected object you see a "leftovers" on some points of the object edges simply fix it using the magic eraser:
    • From the Tools toolbar select the Magic Eraser (figure no.7)

      Photo Pos Pro Magic Background Eraser
      figure no.7

    • Set the eraser size to the desired size, a good choice to start with is a small size as 30 x 30 or 50 x 50
    • Using the magic eraser gently touch/erase the edges "leftovers" by left click and move the mouse on the edges "leftovers"
    • Restoring accidentally deleted area(s) - if you accidentally deleted area(s) you can easily restore it by right click with the mouse and move it over the accidentally deleted area(s)

  3. Refine edges (Retouch Mask) - in order to get a professional results we must refine the mask edges to get a natural & realistic blend between both images. In order to refine the mask click on "Adjustments -> Retouch Mask" Menu, this will open Retouch Mask screen (figure no. 8). On the retouch mask screen leave the defaults and click OK

    Photo Pos Pro Magnetic Selection
    figure no. 8

  4. Finally you should get this result - the object on the new background (figure no. 9)

    Photo Pos Pro Magnetic Selection

    figure no. 9

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