Quick Tip 5 – Faster selections with the Magnetic Lasso Tool
Create eye catching portraits in Photoshop
I repeated over and over again that I always use the Pen Tool when extracting objects from the background. After trying the Magnetic Lasso tool, I pretty much forgot about my Pen Tool “obsession”. That’s because with the Magnetic Lasso tool you can draw a path around an object a lot quicker since this tool detects contrast changes.
The best thing about this tool is that the edges are as sharp as with the Pen Tool.