Adobe Photoshop - Selecting soft-edged objects using Refine Edge

This guide will help you precisely select objects with soft edges (e.g. a dog, hair).

To Use the Refine Edge Tool:

  1. Select the part of the image using the quick select tool.
  2. Click Refine Edge.
  3. Once a viewing mode is chosen, then the editing process begins.
  4. Enable the Smart Radius option.
  5. Use the Refine Radius tool to include transitional areas that were originally cut off.

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