If you are a user of social networks, you probably noticed, many friends and acquaintances cute avatars with rounded corners.
Consider how to trim the corners of any image in Photoshop.
You will need
- ? a computer
- ? Adobe Photoshop software
- ? the photo
Select the photo for the experiments. Open it in photoshop and look at the window with the layers (in the screenshot below left). Now you only have one layer (Background), and it is blocked.
Right-click on the layer Background,select Duplicate Layer, and click OK (or the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + J). Then create a new layer (Ctrl + Shift + N), place it between the rear background and its copy as shown in the screenshot (you can fill it with any color, for example white). Locked layer disconnect (click on the? Eyes? Left), or delete.
In a palette of tools to get the buttonrectangle (Rectangle Tool) and hold it for a second left mouse button. You will see an additional menu, where you need to select the second line (Rounded Rectangle Tool). Settings at the top of the expose are the same as in the screenshot, and Radius field, change in taste (the value is greater, the more will round angles, and the larger the image will be clipped.
Then select some photos that youYou want to use (for example as avatars). If you make a mistake, press the Esc key and repeat the selection. Once the desired track is highlighted, click it, right-click and select Make Selection? and click OK.
Around the track selection frame appears. Press the key combination Shift + Ctrl + I, to invert the selection (or Selection? Inverse). Now press the Del or Backspace, to crop the picture created by the frame.
Done, you've got a layer of a photo with rounded corners. Now layer of Layer 2 (the one that serves as the background) can be filled with any color or left transparent.