How to change a photo background
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to change a photo background by cutting out and isolating your subject, then choosing a new backdrop.
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How to change a photo background in 5 Steps
Follow these simple instructions to remove your original photo background and add a new one.
Step 1 – Open Photo Cutter
Start by opening the Photo Cutter program. Then open the photo that you want to edit.
Step 2 – Erase photo background
You can remove the background of your photo using the markers in the cut-out tool.
Use the red marker to paint areas you want to remove
Photo Studio will automatically detect similar areas to speed up the removal process.
Use the green marker to paint areas you want to keep
If Photo Cutter accidentally deletes an area you want to keep, you can bring it back with the “mark areas to keep” brush.
Tip: if you paint too much, you can correct this with the “Erase the marking” brush.
Step 3 – Switch to Photomontage tab
When you’re happy with your cutout click save. Then click the Photomontage tab in the the right-hand panel (icon with mountains).
Your isolated cutout image is automatically placed onto a default background.
Step 4 – Choose a new background
Choose a new background from the selection in the right-hand panel. Click any background to add it to your photo.
Tip: use the handles to position your cutout against the new background.
Step 5 – Save your photomontage
Don’t forget to save your finished photo with a new name!
Click the save button (disk icon) then select size and quality options.
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