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Tech Thursday: Remove photo backgrounds
Remove distracting backgrounds for avatar-ready photos.
This is a fun tool for creating photos that remove distracting background elements. Some instructors have taken to using bitmojis as avatars in online environments, and this is an alternative that uses an actual picture of yourself. It’s very simple to upload any picture to remove.bg, where the background is automatically detected and removed. You can then edit the picture, and add a custom background.
Here’s what a side-by-side of the original image of Vice President Kamala Harris and President Obama compared to a new version with a blurred background:
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