When producing high quality clipping path, there is no quick and easy way to get the good output, it should be done smoothly in your hand. While creating hand-clip clipping path, you will use the Photoshop Pen Tool, as faster you can use You will become professional.

If you hold the Tools palette tool by clicking on the pen tool, you will see a list of its helpful tools. You will be use only Pen Tool, + Add anchor point tool, - Delete the point of the tool to delete the anti-point tools. And you not to select them continuously from the tool bar. If you are a firm, then it will become second nature.

Examine with the Superb Convert Point Tool by pressing the steady key and clicking an existing anchor point. How fast you can work Faster.

As you can see below, you have to trace the image so that the path is always between the anti-aliasing.


This minimizes the amount of blue "ghosts" that may appear around the edges. Once you have traced the entire route around the image, select Save Route, from the Routes sub menu, and then select Clipping Path, You will be asked for a 'Flattening' value. Make sure the image has a true size. Save it as a Photoshop psd file with default values and place it in Design. Select View / Show performance / High quality screen to get the best redrawn on screen, and you will see that the result is much more accurate with much less ghosting and has a smooth and precise edge.

You can still get a "haze" around an image, which the route has inherited from the previous background. There is Photoshop clipping paths are limited. Because they are  vector shapes and hard edge, they do not take into account the fact the object in question could be a little out of focus, requiring a softer edge.

A softer edge can be achieved for trimming as follows.

Softening cutout edges when using Photoshop clipping paths

Assuming your finished background needs to be change, return to Photoshop and the image you've cut out with your clipping path. Open the Paths Palette and while holding down the Command key click the path you have saved. This will create a selection of your clipping path.

A new layer will appear in your Layers Palette containing a cutout of your image. Select the background layer. Create a new layers at the bottom of the Layers Palette. Fill this new layer with your target color. Select the layer containing the cutout.

Now (with the cutout layer still selected) click the add layer mask button at the bottom of the Layers Palette. This will soften the edge of the cutout object and anti-alias it with the new background,it is better. If you feel you want to soften the image more, make the selection of the layer again . Then go Select/Inverse, and after ensuring that the layer mask is selected pick the color. This will mask a little more of the feathered edge, and it's a nice way to fine-tune the image cutout.

Save the file as a Photoshop psd file,  and running so you can go back if modifications are needed. Place it in InDesign or Quark, and in printing, the blue haze will be reduced or completely eliminated, depending on the configuration of your pen  tools.

Here is an example of image cropping placed in a colored background in the Photoshop layer. Save it as Photoshop PSD using the same Photoshop clipping path as before, and if the color background in your design program has the same or very similar value, the image crop will integrate well at the top.

Photoshop clipping paths are ideal for creating cropped image, but there may be more complex areas of the image that can create problems, such as Background Remove. Here is a tutorial on Why Need Background Remove, but keep in mind that the tutorial that the  is very clear, it will not work as well in a busy background. To do that Complex background clipping path visit this site photo editing company