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Step 3: Bring the original color image window to the top by clicking in it, then choose Select > Load Selection, and use the grayscale copy as your selection. Set the background channel to Black, check the Invert box, and click OK. After loading the selection, you should see a dotted line around the shadow areas.

Note: You can deselect the small areas outside the figure with the Lasso tool while holding down the Alt (Windows) or Option (Mac OS) key.

  Load Selection

Selection Dialog Box

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