Make a Straight Selection with the Polygon Lasso Tool
How to Make a Selection with the Lasso Tool in Photoshop Elements
Select with the Lasso Tool in Photoshop Elements 10

How to Remove Elements from Images in Photoshop Elements 11

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Open an image that contains something you want to remove and use the selection tool of your choice to select the element you want to remove.

In this step, you’re creating a selection border that you use to clone another area of the image.

You don’t have to be super-precise, so feel free to grab a Lasso tool. When you make your selection, be careful not to cut off any portion of the element. Otherwise, you leave some stray pixels — a dead giveaway that something was once there. Using the Polygonal Lasso tool, a rough outline was made around the second skier on the right.

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