Hair is the most difficult part to detach in an image when you want to detach that image to insert into another background. Photoshoptip.com will give you simple guidelines on how to detach hair with Channel function using image-editing software Adobe Photoshop.
Adobe Photoshop is the most famous and chosen image-editing software in the world. While the previous posts in Photoshoptip.com once introduced ways to make photo collage, this post introduces you technique to detach hair with the available Channel function.
Detaching hair from background is one of the most basic photo collage and editing techniques in Photoshop. However if you do not know how to do it and use only Lasso Tool, you cannot detach all the hair with tiny details.
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DETACH HAIR FROM BACKGROUND IN PHOTOSHOP
Step 1: Open Adobe Photoshop, choose any image to detach..gives guidelines with below image
Step 2: Open the image, duplicate the image by clicking Layer –> Duplicate
Turn to Channel mode
Step 3: Click into each available Channel, choose the Channel which clearly shows contrast between the person and the background in the image. In this image, you can see clearly that Blue mode has the sharpest contrast.
Step 5: in the copied Channel, use 1 of the below 2 methods to adjust contrast for make the contrast sharper:
– Levels ( Ctrl +L): Click Image –> Adjustments –> Levels
– Curves (Ctrl + M): Click Image –> Adjustments –> Curves
Reverse Channel by clicking Ctrl + I
Step 7: Reselect Channel RGB mode and come to layer to duplicate the layer you have worked
So we’ve finally detached the image with all the hair of the girl, successfully. You now just put this image of the girl into another background.