If you are a user of social networks, you probably noticed many friends and acquaintances cute avatars with rounded corners.
Consider how to crop the corners of any photo in Photoshop.
You will need
- ? a computer
- ? Adobe Photoshop
- ? the photo
Select a photo for the experiments. Open it in Photoshop and take a look at the window with layers (in the screenshot at the bottom left). Now you only have one layer (Background), and it's locked.
Right-click on the Background layer,Select Duplicate Layer and click OK (or Ctrl + J). Then create a new layer (Ctrl + Shift + N), place it between the background and its copy as shown in the screenshot (you can fill it with some color, for example, white). Lock the disabled layer (click on the? Eye? On the left) or delete.
In the tool palette, find the button withA rectangle (Rectangle Tool) and hold it for a second with the left mouse button. An additional menu will appear where you need to select the second line (Rounded Rectangle Tool). The settings at the top are the same as in the screenshot, and change the Radius field to taste (the higher the value, the more round the corners, and the more the image will be cut off.
Then in the photo, select theWant to use (for example, as an avatar). If you make a mistake, press the Esc key and repeat the selection. After the desired fragment is selected, right-click on it and select Make Selection? And click OK.
A selection frame appears around the fragment. Press Shift + Ctrl + I to invert the selection (or Selection? Inverse). Now press the Del key or Backspace key to crop the photo on the created frame.
Done, you got a layer with a photo with rounded corners. Now the layer Layer 2 (the one that serves as the background) can be filled with any color, or left transparent.