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Dec 9, 2008 8:17AM PST

How do I delete an object from a photo in Photoshop?

Thanks. Lisa

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Go to layers
Nov 9, 2009 11:38AM PST

Go to Layers and drag Object to trash

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Jul 13, 2010 4:11AM PDT

Absolutely right.Correct answer.

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You have several options
May 21, 2010 4:23PM PDT

This is assuming you have Adobe CS2-3 which is what I have on my Windows XP with 250 gigs, AMD Athlon 64 processor. I'll be giving instructions for CS3. First, you can do an extract (it's on the the filters menu) from there you trace around the object and extract, but that's going to leave a white area in place, unless what you want extracted is what you're going to keep. Next, you can go the the tools area and pick the "magnetic lasso" and click around the object and once you've created what is known as "marching ants" around the object, hit control C, followed immediately by control V, which is copy and paste and you'll have the object on a layer all by its lonesome. Hope that helps.

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cutting object photoshop
Sep 7, 2010 10:40PM PDT

Make sure you are in the layer that the image is on. Either use the rectangular marquee and drag it over the object in the picture (if you click on shift - PC's - at the same time it will keep all sides of the square exactly equal).

Or, as mentioned above use the lasso to roughly draw around the object and either simply cut...or cut and paste and it will appear in a new layer.

Or, if you want to be very fancy, use the magnetic lasso which will automatically follow the lines of the image you want to cut out (provided there is a good strong contrast between the object and the background)