Select Subject: New Photoshop CC Feature (tutorial)

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Comments

Dre9981 says:

I’m pretty sure that Tony or Chelsea can do a similar selection with the quick selection tool in the same time PS calculates what the subject is. On the other hand this will get better and with that save time for sure in the future (as it will find the perfect selection without pulling out all these feathers fromm these poor birds).

Troy Hall says:

c’mon Tony, don’t Acquiesce. It’s clearly not ready for prime time.

Nicholas Erwin says:

I kind of figured it wasn’t going to be perfect. The official Photoshop video they put out about this feature back in November made it look like it was going to be perfect because some sort of skynet-like artificial intelligence was gonna do it for you. I think it’s safe to say Adobe’s AI isn’t ready for world domination yet.

Maigonis Elleris says:

That’s some yarrrg bird You got there.

The Critical Riposte says:

I love that you have photoshop and lightroom on your channel as well. I appreciate that the channel touches so many aspects of the trade and even some things that are sort of just tangent to the art. Just paying attention to the daily uploads has taught me so much, so quickly. Thanks for keeping so much of it free and open!

David Penner says:

I havent messed with this yet but one thing I do pretty often with luminosity masks is create throw away layers just for masking. Duplicate the layer and go into the camera raw filter. Push that around a bit to create a really hard contrast (basically make the sky as close to white as possible and lets say the mountain as close to black as possible)… Create the mask from that and drag it only your actual working layer and delete the other layer (I actually usually try to keep things as smart objects though so I can go back to edit the same layer again for the next mask)

Peter Gruhn says:

Looks like I need an update…

Jigsaw407 says:

Impressive from a technical standpoint, but checking the selections for all the little mistakes and fixing them probably takes longer than doing it manually in the first place.

Matt.Cook.Oregon says:

Aww Tony! You are supposed to say “No, you look beautiful without any photoshop!” Just playin : )

Cebastian Rosing says:

Don’t forget; this feature is built on machine learning, so it will get better at recognizing subjects. And yes! Awesome as a starting point! I get to do this from time to time at work, and shaving off some minutes is good!

net poser says:

Not impressed. Is that supposed to be AI doing that?

Serbian Photographer says:

Awesome men. Bravoooo

Shelton Thacker says:

Looks pretty poor IMHO?

saiiiiiii1 says:

is this developed by Sony? 😉

DLC Spider says:

So… It makes the simple things really simple and manages the difficult parts about as well as the magic wand?

Brother Bear says:

I love how Affinity Photo is advertising before this video! Riot!

Serbian Photographer says:

I am beginner and you are my mentor.

Hank Roest says:

As a Canadian I really appreciate this. It’s fantastic for those all too common occasions when you accidentally get Chris Niccolls in an otherwise perfectly good landscape shot.
( 3:24 😉

aceflibble says:

It’s seems nice after a quick play, not a huge improvement over the existing magic wand/quick selection tools, though.
I’m mostly hoping they’ll finally fix all the Select & Mask crashes. It’s so brutal how often that hangs and crashes. They acknowledged the problems months ago, but three patches later and no actual fix. Without that to reliably refine the selection, I don’t see Subject select making a big impact on my workflow.

Macku Attacku says:

Notice me Tony and Chelsea 🙁

Jair L says:

1:07 Hey Tony, you might’ve known this already but you can use the “Q” key to quickly view your selections. really handy shortcut. Nice video!!

executive says:

I also fail to get the female crevices most of the time.

David Penner says:

I havent messed with this yet but one thing I do pretty often with luminosity masks is create throw away layers just for masking. Duplicate the layer and go into the camera raw filter. Push that around a bit to create a really hard contrast (basically make the sky as close to white as possible and lets say the mountain as close to black as possible)… Create the mask from that and drag it only your actual working layer and delete the other layer (I actually usually try to keep things as smart objects though so I can go back to edit the same layer again for the next mask)

lonniethaking says:

Very good information.  I am a new photographer and I love !!!

Adventures in Fabrication says:

I was playing with it yesterday and it does shave a little time off but everything that makes masking difficult still exists.

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