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Removing backgrounds in Paint Shop Pro

A quick question: does anyone know how to remove backgrounds in Paint Shop Pro? I want to remove the background from photos of various objects (like you get in a sales catalogue) and can’t figure out how to do it. Well, I can sort of do it but PSP doesn’t seem to act consistently… I’m sure it’s because I’m not a competent user!

Instructions for dummies, please!!!

What sort of reader are you?

Found this over on Lesley Riley’s blog:

What Kind of Reader Are You?
Your Result: Dedicated Reader

You are always trying to find the time to get back to your book. You are convinced that the world would be a much better place if only everyone read more.

Obsessive-Compulsive Bookworm
Literate Good Citizen
Book Snob
Fad Reader
Non-Reader
What Kind of Reader Are You?
Create Your Own Quiz

So – what sort of reader are you? Tell me!!

Using Windows Live Writer!

This is a test – I’ve just installed the new (free) Windows Live Writer which is a blogging editor which you do on your computer and then upload to your blog.  I’ve read some good reports about it so I’ll let you know how it goes! 

You can upload photos from it too, apparently, and do stuff with maps and things.  We shall see…

This is Cwm, near Ebbw Vale in the Welsh valleys.  We went there on the bus on Thursday.  It has a factory shopping village on the site of the old Garden Festival (remember them, UK readers?) and this was taken from the edge of it.   

mountains near Ebbw Vale  

Hmm… no thumbnail options…(maybe it will do that automatically)  but I like the drop shadow.  

I love the colours of the mountains.

I like this so far – it lets you view it as you type and also as it will appear on your blog. 

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