Notice: This is a discussion thread for comments about the SitePoint article, 5 Great Background Masking Techniques in Photoshop.
You forgot about Magnetic Lasso which you can combine with all the other lasso, marquee and magic wand tools
I followed the pen tool technique exactly to the end, however when I get to the step where I click the layer mask icon, the selection goes away and the back ground is stil there. Any ideas as to what is happening?
What would be the Photoshop CS5 version of the very nice article "5 Great Background Masking Techniques in Photoshop"?