The Pen Tool is a powerful but neglected selection tool in Photoshop. Although the Pen Tool creates Vector instead of selections, it can be converted into selections and is more powerful than the Lasso or Magic Wand Tool.
Many of us do not use it, and I have to admit that I was one of them. But having taken the time to learn how it works, I wondered why I never picked it up earlier.
Below’s a video tutorial by Sean Armenta giving a quick introduction into Pen Tool Basics.