Basics on How to Change Photo Background in Adobe Photoshop

Once in a while when shoot photos, you would wish to play around with your images such as to change the photo background and give it your creative touch. The first step is changing the background to white before dropping in a new image.A photo with a great deal of backgrounds requires cleaning before you can drop in a new background.
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You can then select the pen tool and path option, this will help you to be accurate in your selection.

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Now you can zoom in your image to your preferred magnification and while keeping enough details. By starting at one of the edges, left click and keep working around the edges of your image or try on a smaller section as you practice to perfection.

change photo baackgroun

This is how your image should look when you have selected the whole domain and before closing the selection by clicking the first selection point.

change photo baackground

 

Clicking the first selection means you have closed the loop and made your selection. After clicking the selection points will vanish and will be left with a thin and almost invisible line, you should then use the rectangular marquee tool and right-click anywhere inside the image and make a selection.

 

change photo baackground

When choosing the background color avoid using same as an image as it fades it white often gives better results.

change photo baackground

Pressing the “Delete” button will give you an option for background color then select white. It should appear as such

change photo baackground

Now that you have removed background image and needed to a photo background use the marquee selection tool and hold down the shift key so that you select the whole white background. Ensure your dimensions are correct so as to fit correctly so as to avoid re-sizing later.

 

change photo baackground

 

You can then select the new image and press control A selecting the entire image then press control-C to copy it. Finally paste the copied image into the background and should look something like this.

 

change photo baackground

 

You can make adjustments to your liking and remove remaining shade at the edges of the previously selected background.

 

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