I have very little experience with photoshop and I'm trying to crop a photo to a particular shape for a project. This is the shape I need:

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From what I can understand I can do this with a mask but I've no idea how. Is anyone able to explain?


Clipping Mask

  • Put the Photo Layer on top of the Shape Layer and holding on Alt click in the middle of the two layers

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  • At the Photo Layer, load the Shape Layer transparency selection and click the Mask Icon at the bottom of the Layers Panel

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