Making a rectangular, square, circular, or oval selection is easy, right? Okay, try making an angled oval selection. Oh? Here’s the easiest way to change a selection that’s already active. After you make your selection, choose Select>Transform Selection. You’ll now see a bounding box around your selection that can be manipulated just like a regular layer in Free Transform. Pull the handles to scale, click-and-drag outside the box to rotate, and even Right-click for more options. 

This tip previously published in the February, 2021 issue of Photoshop User magazine in Colin Smith’s “Photoshop Tips” column.

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