In this photoshop photo editing tutorial, learn best way to cut out tricky subject backgrounds like trees easy and fast using calculations in photoshop.
Cut Out a Tree Using Calculations photoshop Tutorial :
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How to make Detailed Selection and Remove background (Trees) in Photoshop.
First of all, Go to Image options and select calculations.
Inside the Calculations dialog box, You’ll discover there are two sources.
Set the first Source 1 Channel to Red and the Source 2 Channel to Blue.
Apply blending modes that complements the greatest contrast between background and subject.
In this case, color burn blending worked best.
Clicking OK will create your Alpha channel.
Now we need whites in the alpha channel to be whiter.
Now take Overlay set soft white brush.
paint on background areas.
we are using overlay blend mode brush, so it wont affect the blacks when painting with white.
After finish masking go back to layers panel.
Now duplicate background layer.
Load Alpha 1 mask selection.
Inverse the selection Shift + ctrl + I.
add layer mask.
select layer mask and add apply layer mask command.
then go to layer – matting – remove white matte to fix halo edges and fringing.
Now you can add any background to your preferece.