We’ve all been there. You want to use a photo in your marketing whether it’s for our social media or something else. 

But the photo or picture has a background you don’t want.

I’m going to show you two easy peasy lemon squeezy ways in which you can remove the background from your image.

How to remove image or picture background for free – #1

One of the ways that you can remove a background easily from one of your photos is to use a website remove.bg

it is so simple and easy to use.

All you do is upload the picture or the image that you want to remove the background from. 

And Voila! 

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image before background removed
background removed from image

What happens next?

You can download the image without the background and get creative. 

How to remove image or picture background for free – #2

Good old canva.

If you’re not familiar with it then I strongly suggest you check it out canva.com, it’s a great free way to create your fabulous graphics and images so that you can stand out online.

They do also have a pro-package as well but what you can get on the free format is absolutely mind-blowing so what you can create for free, check it out.

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Select your image

When you’re in Canva, select the image you want to remove the background from.

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How to get the remove background option in Canva

Click on the image so you can see it now has a blue box around it. 

You’ll also notice there’s the option to edit your image. 

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How to remove the background of your image in Canva

Click ‘Edit Image‘.

Your screen will look like this. 

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Time to remove the background of your image in Canva

Click ‘Background Remover‘. 

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Time for Canva to work its magic

Eh Voila!

Your image without the background.

Click Apply, Save and it’s ready for you to download in a variety of formats – Jpg, PNG or PDF 

You can, of course, use the image to create something brand new. 

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Prefer to watch a video of how to remove a background from your image or photo?

I’ve got ya!

Watch my video here

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