Here's a Simple Way to Remove a Background in Photoshop (VIDEO)

It's a common question for anyone acquainted with the editing skills of Photoshop. How do you remove the background from a photo?

In the Photoshop tutorial below, software guru Colin Smith shows how you can cut out a photo and get rid of the background, so you can combine it with a different photo. In the short video you will learn how to get a perfect cut out with high resolution, print quality edges.

"What I'm going to do is break it down into very simple steps but we're also going to hone in on the key areas that make a difference between having a not-so-good selection versus a really good selection," Smith says.

Check out Smith's tutorial below and then go visit his photoshopCAFE channel for more great Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials. Here are three other Photoshop how-tos that you might be interested in:

Here's How to Remove a Person from an Image Using Photoshop (VIDEO)

Here's How to Cut Out Hair from a Complex Background in Photoshop in Just a Few Steps (VIDEO)

3 Easy Ways to Remove Anything from a Photo Using Photoshop (VIDEO)