Intro

The new Focus Area tool in Photoshop CC 2014 is a handy tool, particularly for photographers, that allows you to make automatic selections based on whether pixels are in or out of focus.

In this tutorial, photographer Tigz Rice looks at how you can use this tool to make selections, as well as how you can apply these selections with a tone curve to add a little more ambient light to a photo.

Time to complete

5 minutes

Software needed

Photoshop CC 2014