Isolating a Subject

When using a Photo Editor effect or tool, you may want to apply it only to the subject or background of your image. The Isolate Subject tool can help you do this. 

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Step 1: Open an image into the Photo Editor. In the Edit menu, choose an editing tool then click the Erase tab to find the Isolate Subject button.

Step 1a: If you’re using an Effect, hover over the effect's thumbnail and click the Settings option andclick the Erase tab. There you’ll find the Isolate Subject button.

Find Isolate Subject ButtonStep 2: In this example, we'll isolate this blue car from the Black and White effect in the background. Click the Settings button on the Black & White effect then click Isolate Subject.  

Isolate Subject ResultsYou'll see a preview of the subject being isolated and a checkbox option to share your image with us to improve future results. Click OK.

Inverse SelectionStep 3: The effect will then be applied to the subject. If you see any areas that the Isolate Subject tool missed, use the brush settings to clean them up. You can switch between Remove and Keep to add or subtract more of the effect onto the image.

Step 4: If you'd like the effect on the background and the subject in its original form, click the Invert Selection button above the Isolate Subject button. There you'll also see buttons to Show/Hide the selection mask, or Revert the image to the original.

Step 5: Click the blue checkmark to apply the effect to your image. 

Final Results:

Final Results

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