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There are times when it's necessary to remove the background entirely from an image, leaving just the image subject. Mark will demonstrate how to remove backgrounds in this video.
A commonly used effect is to place text behind a person in an image. You see this effect used frequently on magazine covers and in advertising. Mark will show you how to do this using selection in Photoshop.
You will learn how to use selections and the layer palette to make it appear like someone is holding something in Photoshop.
Masks allow you to select part of an image and mask it so it does not appear. You will learn how to create masks in this video.