Parts of Images standing out

1- Open the picture you want to wokr on, here we are going to use a highway sign.

2- Duplicate the layer by Ctrl+J and you'll have your layer palette like this on
3-Select Polygonal lasso tool and drawn around the highway sign to select ONLY the sign like this:
4- While with the highway sign selected like above click Ctrl+J to duplicate the layer again, and you'll notice only the sign was duplicated because it was selected
5-Erase the layer named background(by holding you left mouse button, dragging and droping it on the trash like the picture shows:
6-Hide your layer 2 by clicking on that eye symbol
7-Click Shift+Ctrl+U or go to Image>Adjustments>Desaturate to desaturate the image
8-Unhide the layer 2 by clicking on that blank square where you had that eye symbol before
9- And it's done, great effect :)


7a-Instead of doing the STEP 7 to desaturate the picture let's do 7a, 7b and 7c and continue at the normal 8th step, just replace the 7th step for this one. Let's blur it by going to FILTER>BLUR>GAUSSIAN BLUR,
7b-Make sure radius is 2.2 or the best that fits your picture
7c- And Tadaa it's done, easy work mateys!