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The Photo Within

4 Activate Selection tool (S) and press Ctrl+D to deselect current selection. Press Ctrl+A. Click your mouse anywhere on the image.  This will make a selection as shown.  Save this selection to Alpha channel for later use ( Selections > Save to Alpha Channel ).  Name the saved selection as "Photo Border".

 

5 Contract current selection by 6 pixels ( Selections > Modify > Contract ). Then, hit the Delete key revealing the main object.

(Please note that the number of pixels depends on the actual size of your image.)

 

6 Load your saved selection ( Selections > Load From Alpha Channel ).  Choose "Photo Border" selection, then invert by pressing Ctrl+Shift+I.

 

 


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