How to Make a White Background in Photoshop – Complete Process

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to make a white background in photoshop.

This video will teach you to use the Select and Mask Workspace to extract the background. You will also learn how to use Light wraps and Dodge and Burn layers to enhance the image.

Like all my Photoshop tutorials, this video is filled with a ton of hidden gems, so watch it until the end!

📘 INDEX – Create a White Background in a Portrait in Photoshop

00:43 – Setting Up The Layer
01:36 – Selecting the Foreground
03:34 – Refining The Selecting
07:03 – Masking The Hair – How Select and Mask Works
10:09 – Fine-Tuning the Layer Mask
11:03 – Making Light Wraps with Layer Styles
15:03 – Making The Shadow
17:54 – Enhancing the Image with Dodge and Burn

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