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Imagine a Photoshop world without the ability to select. Impossible. There would be no way to work on parts of an image. You would be forced to make changes on the entire image or not at all. Basically, selecting is comparable to creating a mask for a layer. You want the easiest way possible to isolate an area of an image. In some cases, making an edge drawing to create a selection or a layer mask takes a great deal of time. However, by isolating a channel of your image, you may simplify the selection process. In this article, Harold breaks down the important application in Photoshop that allows us to apply a channel as a layer mask–Image > Apply Image.

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Reader's Comments

  1. Bom | August 14th, 2010 at 11:28 pm

    Thank you! Image selection is painful for me.

  2. VanillaSeven | August 28th, 2010 at 12:08 am

    Great tips. Layering and selecting tools are always depends on sensitivity of the AI.

  3. james weaver | September 25th, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    Thanks for the tips!

  4. Leah | August 27th, 2012 at 7:49 am

    Simple but very useful tip!!! This would definitely help beginners of photoshop. Thanks for the share.

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