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Lesson 6. Masks and Channels > Extracting an image

Extracting an image

The next task involves another masking and selection tool, the Extract command. This command can make some difficult selections—in this case, some feathery marsh grasses and a spear of a foxtail plant.

The Extract command provides a sophisticated way to isolate a foreground object from its background. Even objects with wispy, intricate, or undefinable edges can be clipped from their backgrounds with a minimum of manual work.


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