How to Make More Precise Selections in Photoshop: Topaz ReMask

Creating masks/selections within photos can be difficult, tedious and time consuming, but good masks make it easy to replace unwanted backgrounds, create compositions and more. ReMask is a helpful Photoshop plugin designed to help photographers through this issue and is considered by many to be the holy grail of Photoshop tools. If you spend time working on your photos in Photoshop you may want to check it out. Found here: Topaz ReMask

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Topaz ReMask for Advanced Photoshop Selections (Click to See How It Works)

Thousands of photographers use ReMask every day to replace backgrounds, create composites and make selective adjustments.

Performance Highlights:

Masking Made Easy – Using the brush tools, simply paint over elements to create a trimap – ReMask will do the rest! Five different previews along with side-by-side comparison screens make it easy to see where your work is perfect and where touch-ups are needed.

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Easily extract even the toughest elements — hair, foliage, and transparent materials.

Spend More Time Creating – Activate the Magic Brush for clean and accurate refinements. Simply swipe the brush, then sit back and enjoy the show. ReMask instantly recalculates the section based on characteristics of your keep and cut areas. There isn’t a better tool for making a perfect cutout.

Make Landscapes Skies more Engaging

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Make Selective Adjustments so your Subject Will Shine

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The Secret to Perfect Masks – Have you ever spent hours or days trying to mask a wedding veil, tree, or your curly-haired niece? With ReMask, you’ll never walk away from your computer with furrowed brows and tired eyes again. The Color Range and Transparency Brushes are designed specifically for these situations so you can focus on what’s important: Deciding which colors stay and go. These tools are especially useful for hard-to-mask areas like hair and fur.

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Select and isolate photos subjects for further adjustment (see examples here)

“Our main focus is to give you the best quality mask from minimal user interaction. Compared with Photoshop, ReMask doesn’t need tedious brush work to get a high quality mask. You only need to roughly outline your subject and press ‘Compute’.” -Ben Ma, Topaz Senior Software Designer

How to Get ReMask:

The tool is very easy to install and then appears under your filters menu in Photoshop or other programs.

Found here: Topaz ReMask

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2 responses to “How to Make More Precise Selections in Photoshop: Topaz ReMask”

  1. John Rowbottom says:

    Is it possible to use Topaz Re-Mask through Lightroom?

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