If you encounter a photo where the subject is not in the position you want, what should you do? Very simple, you just need to select the object area and use the tool to move that selection to the position you want. This article will show you how to move a selection in Photoshop very quickly and easily on the computer . Let’s get started!
How to move a selection in Photoshop
Step 1: First, go to File > Open or press Ctrl + O and open the image file you want to edit.
Step 2: Then, click on the icon of the Healing Brush toolkit on the toolbar and select Content – Aware Move Tool.
Step 3: The next step you need to do is select the area of the object you want to move by dragging the border around the subject. In this step, you should have a lot of excess border so that Photoshop can easily process the image for you.
Step 4: After you have created the area, drag the selection to the position you want.
Result after moving the selection:
If you have finished moving the selection to the desired position, press Ctrl + D to go to the last step.
Step 5: You need to take one more step to complete your photo. Because when moving the selection to another location, it is possible that the selection will not be compatible with the surrounding context at that location. Therefore, this step plays an important role in helping the selection you just moved to harmonize with the background of the image, making your photo look more natural and perfect.
- How to do: Select the Clone Stamp Tool on the toolbar, hold down the Alt key and click on the area around the object to copy the color, then paint over the area to be corrected to get back the smudged image area.
Adjust until your selection is as harmonious as possible with the surrounding landscape.
Let’s review the comparison results before and after editing:
Above are the steps to move the selection in Photoshop very simply, making the image composition more balanced and harmonious. You can turn on Photoshop and try it right away to get the picture you want. If done successfully, don’t forget to click Like , Share and Comment below the article. Thanks for reading my writing.