Image masking has many types of uses. Some advanced use for background removal are discussed here. For soft edges of an image like human hair, furry clothes, doll etc. masking technique is applied in combination with the clipping path technique to remove or replace the background. For hard edges clipping path technique is used, for the furry or soft edges masking is used. In the situation, where it cannot be possible to grab more accurate details of soft edges with the clipping path technique alone, image masking method is called upon to isolate the object from the background.