This wikiHow teaches you how to alter the background color in new and existing Adobe Photoshop files. In the New dialog box, click on the section called Background Contents and select a background color. For this photograph, I set my Fuzziness to around 111. The new background will appear wherever there is black on the image layer’s mask. In Adobe Photoshop, the foreground color is used to paint, fill, and create strokes and objects, while the background color fills in erased areas of an image. Also, we have to keep the girl’s image the same as it is. When it multiplies any color with black, the result is always black. Then, place your cursor at the top of the foreground image, and click and drag across the body of the image. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Press the Q key on the keyboard to enter Quick Mask mode. To change the background color of a picture in Photoshop, first, click on the “Quick Selection Tool”, which should look like a paintbrush with a dotted circle around its tip near the top of your tool menu. This allows you to adjust the color or intensity by clicking and dragging around the panel until you find a color that goes best with your subject. The Photoshop Training Channel is a Photoshop resource site for beginners. Learning how to use the Colleen is essential, because the uses are endless. If your background was dark blue, for example, you could choose to view your selection on white or transparent. This step applies a red overlay over the areas that are not selected. I mentioned previously that you can always change the color of the background without having to repeat the process. Just wanted to comment on your good work and say hello. Changed my friend's passport size photo background within less than 5 minutes! By setting that to a lower number, it will only change the color you selected. Select Subject This tool is aided by an Artificial Intelligence (AI) called Adobe Sensei, it analyzes your entire image and instantly selects the main subject! Learn how your comment data is processed. Jesús Ramirez will be presenting at the following conferences or events: June 10, 2019 How to Change the Color of the Background in Photoshop Using a Fill Layer. You have yourself a blank slate. Let’s begin. % of people told us that this article helped them. Because you can’t always have a white background ( unless the CR2 image is posed with white paper behind). Change the background with a Solid Color Fill Click on the New Adjustment Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers panel and select Solid Color. Select “Solid Color” from the adjustment layer menu in the bottom-right. To learn how to change the background color in more complicated photographs, you must first know how to change the background color of a blank slate, young grasshopper. In this article, we would show how you can use certain Photoshop tools in order to change the background color of an image or to make an image transparent. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/4\/40\/Change-the-Background-Color-in-Photoshop-Step-1-Version-3.jpg\/v4-460px-Change-the-Background-Color-in-Photoshop-Step-1-Version-3.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/4\/40\/Change-the-Background-Color-in-Photoshop-Step-1-Version-3.jpg\/aid3447514-v4-728px-Change-the-Background-Color-in-Photoshop-Step-1-Version-3.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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