Image Editing Tip: You can still use the Magic Wand with lighter-colored images
One of the Photoshop tools I use frequently when promoting my artwork is the magic wand. It’s this tool:
It’s easy to select and delete backgrounds where there’s a clear difference between the background color and the product, but where I tend to run into trouble is with images where there’s a white or light background, and a white or light product design. If you click on this image, you can see that the “marching ants” have selected parts of the hair tie as well as the white background that I wanted to delete on this layer:
I’ve come up with an ingenious solution, and I thought I would share it with you.