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The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

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Slimming and Trimming

This is an incredibly popular technique because it consistently works so well, and because just about everyone would like to look about 10 to 15 pounds thinner. I’ve never applied this technique to a photo and (a) been caught, or (b) not had clients absolutely love the way they look. The most important part of this technique may be not telling the client you used it.

Step One:

Open the photo of the person that you want to put on a quick diet.

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Step Two:

Click on the bottom-right corner of your image window and drag it out so you see some gray background behind your image. Now, press Ctrl-A (Mac: ...

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