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I am trying to change the background of an image from white to grey in Adobe Photoshop, but I can't find out how to do it.

Can someone assist me ?

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i'm using Adobe Photoshop CS3 –  Yoni Mayer Feb 5 '11 at 14:00

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Open up the image in Photoshop and select the Magic Wand tool, or press 'w' for a short cut. You canthen use this tool to select a specific area of one colour on the image you want to play around with. If you just want to fill it with a block colour then select the paint bucket tool, or press 'g' for a shortcut. Then click on the colour blocks at the bottom of the tool bar (window>tools if its not showing) and pick a colour from the screen there. Then click on the part of the image you want to change the colour of. Press ctrl+d to deselect the area and see your results. File>Save As to save your image afterwards.

See:

http://www.ehow.com/how_8104_add-background-color.html

A tutorial shwoing a way to cut round complex objects and fill.

http://silurus.acnatsci.org/ACSI/corresp/digital_imaging_tips2.html

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Hi, thx for the quick and detailed respond! –  Yoni Mayer Feb 5 '11 at 14:16
    
HI, i am still having a bit of a prolbem. the bucket colors the whole picture. i am trying to change the backround of ajaxrating if you are familiar with –  Yoni Mayer Feb 5 '11 at 14:45

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