Learn basic selection techniques for working with parts of an image.

How to select part of image in Photoshop

  1. In Photoshop, you have different options in the Tools panel to select part of an image.
  2. You can select basic shapes using the Marquee Selection tool. You can use different Lasso tools for difficult images.
  3. To select based on color, you can use the Quick Selection tool.
  4. You can move the selection by clicking and dragging, or use the arrow keys in your keyboard.
  5. To deselect, simply click Select menu and choose Deselect.
06/18/2014

Contributors: Train Simple, Matthew Pizzi

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