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Deselecting part of a fuzzy select
This happens to me all the time. I use fuzzy select to lighten part of the background in this booking photo. But if you look, it also goes onto the guy's jacket, which I don't want.
I don't have the time to go through and manually select the area so the jacket is left out. Is there a way I can quickly unselect the area on the jacket?
Sorry if this is such a noob question and thanks in advance for any help.

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Never any really quick way to remove a background other than if it is very plain and well defined.

Since you used the fuzzy select initially a couple of possibilities.

1. Use the Quickmask (bottom of the select menu) and paint out the selection:

2. The selection tools have various modes, there is a subtract mode in the tool option. Go round the area with possibly the scissors tool:
Have you tried using the foreground select tool ? It might give an initially better result:
Although whatever used, I end up going in at pixel level for a clean up.
Thanks much. It looks like both will work.

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