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Smoothly Change a Photo’s Background

Looking for a quick way to make your photo more appealing or creative? Use Luminar Neo to change the background of a picture with ease, and enjoy the results!

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How to Effortlessly Change a Picture Background Like a Pro?

Easily remove the background with Luminar Neo’s exclusive pro-level Extension Background Removal AI which detects the subjects of your photo and lets you remove the background in a click. Then, you can change the background of your image to anything you like by using Layers!

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Why Should You Choose Our Image Background Changer Feature?

Luminar Neo’s simple background changer tools can help you create a new, exciting background in your photo without resorting to manual masking, which can be tiresome and time-consuming.

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Innovative Ways to Change the Background in a Photo

Changing the background can improve the overall visual appeal of the photo. You might want to replace a cluttered or distracting background with a more pleasing or relevant one to make the subject of the photo stand out.

Or it can even help you convey a specific story or message. For example, a studio photo can be given a background that transports the subject to a different location, such as a beach, forest, or cityscape, to create a fresh atmosphere!

Revamp Your Pictures With an AI Background Changer

Here’s a step-by-step guide on using the Background Removal AI Extension in Luminar Neo:Select an image:

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1. Click the Edit tab
2. Layers Properties: select the Masking tab and choose Background RemovalAI
3. Selection: Select the chosen main object or choose from additional elements found in the image.
4. Remove the background: Click “Remove” to initiate the Background Removal process. Luminar Neo will remove the image’s background, revealing a transparent checkbox background.
5. Click Refinement Brush for additional finetuning: A Transition Mask will appear, highlighting Transition in a white checkerboard pattern, Object in orange, and Background in blue. Select a brush and apply it to refine each section.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to recolor an image with Luminar Neo?

To recolor an image in Luminar Neo, simply access the Color Tool in the Essential Tools tab and use the tools you find there to tweak the colors of your photo as desired. You can use masking to apply the colors selectively to part of the image.

Can I reverse the picture recoloring?

Luminar Neo allows you to undo any changes, including recoloring a photo. 

How can I seamlessly blend the subject with the new background?

Luminar Neo provides brushing tools that can help you easily refine your results. If you notice that the subjects doesn’t blend seamlessly, use the Refinement Brush in the Extension for additional finetuning. 

Can I use precise image recoloring on any type of image?

A pic background change shouldn’t affect the overall image quality, but in some cases, it can. To minimize the impact on image quality when changing backgrounds, it's important to start with high-resolution source images, choose a new background that matches the subject's lighting and color, use appropriate editing techniques, and select a file format that preserves quality, such as TIFF. Practicing and improving your photo editing skills can also help achieve better results with minimal quality loss.