How To Cut Your Subject Out of a Background

This video tutorial by Aaron Nace from Phlearn will teach you how to cut a subject out of a (white) background, refine edges and even add the all important shadow so that you are left with a layer you can easily work with and combine into any image you want.

You can find many more Photoshop video tutorials on LensVid’s Photoshop section.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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