Have you ever wanted to take out part of a photograph and make the deleted part transparent but were disappointed because Photoshop made the deleted part white? This week’s tip will show you how to make your deleted sections transparent!
Let’s say we want to take the photo of the house and change all of the windows to show the green background of our web page.
- In Photoshop, open the photo of the house.
- Unlock the background layer by doing the following:
- Select and delete all of the windows.
- Save the image as a PNG (if it’s a photo) or Compuserve GIF (if it’s a button, line art, or other image with fewer than 256 colors). Be sure to select Interlaced.
That’s it! Now, if we place this photo in our web page, the windows will “bleed” through: