How To Change The Background Of a Photo Using Photoshop CS6?

One of the common questions in Photoshop for newbies is “how to change the background of a photo?” There are two variations in that; one is how to move the subject to different background and other one is how to change the background of the image but keeping the concept as same.
In this tutorial, I am going to teach you “how to move the subject from one background to another” using Photoshop CS6.

Change the Background of a Photo Using Photoshop CS6:

There are different ways to carry out this process. It entirely depends on the images which you have chosen. These are the sample images and am going to change the background of the first image. Let’s see how to do it.

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Change The Background Of a Photo
Step 1: Open the image in Photoshop CS6 and select the “Magic Eraser tool” from the Left side toolbar or you can simply press “E” to select it.

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Step 2: Start to remove the background by clicking background area. Keep the tolerance value 20 or below that while using “Magic eraser tool”.

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Step 3: Select the “Eraser tool” from the Left side toolbar and remove the rest of the background area. Use “Ctrl” “+” for zooming image and remove all the background.

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Step 4: Resize the image by using shortcut “Ctrl”+“Alt”+“I” and select the “Move Tool” in the sidebar.
Related Article: How To Remove Watermarks From Photoshop CS6

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Step 5: Move the first image to the second image by using move tool. Adjust the image by dragging left-right and top to bottom.

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You can use “Ctrl” + “Z” to undo and repeat the step. Here is the final image after changing the background of a photo. “Ctrl” + “S” to Save the image and change the format into jpeg while saving.

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