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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder

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Chapter 7. Making Selections and Using Layers

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What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

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Selecting different parts of an image using different tools

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Modifying the selection area without affecting the image itself

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Saving selections for reuse

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Creating and arranging multiple layers

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Selections set aside part of the image so that you can apply edits to it without disturbing the rest of the image. Using selections, you can smooth wrinkles from people’s skin without blurring their hair, change the color of a single apple on a tree, or remove backgrounds entirely and leave the subjects of your photos floating in thin air.

Layers are just ...

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