Clipping path is popular technique for photo editing
Photo can talks, well edit photo can attracts viewer’s attention in buying decision process. That’s why popular store invest to edit well product photos. There are different types of technique to edit photo such as clipping path, color correction, retouching, shadow creating, ghost mannequin, and masking depend on type of photos. Clipping path one of the popular photo editing support. Which mostly used in online store, web developers, theme makers, catalog designers and printing media.
What is clipping path?
It’s a closed vector path or shape used to cut out 2D image in photo editing software. In a broader sense, when we create shape around the specific area of an images to select or cut out using pen tools in Adobe Photoshop it is called clipping path.
What clipping path does?
Clipping path use to cut out specific area of an image. However anything inside the path will include after the clipping path is applied; anything outside the path will omit from the output. Clipping path also required to select specific area for retouching or color correction. Removing background and putting it on a white background another jobs of clipping path. Following demo image will help you to understand what clipping path actually does;
Why clipping path is best tools than the others selection methods in Photoshop?
In Photoshop there are different ways to select specific portion of an image. Pen Tools, Quick selection, Lasso Tools, Polygonal Lasso Tools, Magnetic Lasso Tools and Marquee Tools are popular tools in Photoshop. These selection tools used base on purpose of selection. Section using pen tools that means clipping path is better than the others if you remove background or delete something. Selection using clipping path can give you much better result than the others selection methods in Adobe Photoshop.
Type of clipping path
Technique of creating clipping path is same, many designer classified as basic/simple, compound, multiple and color clipping path. Purposes of all are same when path create separately of an image that called multiple clipping path. For example; lets an object show cricket ball, bat, and cricketer. If you create path-1 only for ball, path-2 for bat and path-3 for cricketer, accumulated paths called multiple path. Basic and compound clipping path differ on its complicity.
Follow to know details regarding clipping path option (Flatness, anti-aliased, feather, expand etc) in my next article
Images of your products make them seem more tangible and “real” to your visitors and are a powerful sales tool. It’s now most important part of every online store. Excellent outlook of a product image means inspiring customers buying specific product and vice versa. In Ecommerce People hardly buy anything without seeing it. So you need to work hard to make your product image come alive via excellent photography and graphics. Following techniques may apply for catching customer’s attention to buy more products:
White background: Keep background of your product image white. Most of popular online store like Amazon use white background of their product image.
Photo Retouch: It’s a technique to remove dust spots or blemishes, or to adjust or remove unwanted elements of the image, or add new elements to an image.
Product shadow: Shadow can make artificially by using Photoshop technology. Product shadow catches buyer’s attention. Keep original shadow or generate a new shadow which will look 100% natural. Shadow may different types;
- Drop shadow
- Original shadow
- Mirror shadow
Clipping means piece clipped from a newspaper. In graphics design, it is a close vector path, used to cut out 2D image in image editing software akin to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign. Inside of the path of an image will be used and outside of the path will be omitted after applied clipping path. It can also be used in several different ways such as giving a special shape to an object, editing a particular portion within an image or preparing a layout design.
Clipping path is necessary to the Fashion apparel, Jewelry and Garments, E-shop or E-store, Photo industries, Advertising agencies, graphic design and website design houses, Photographers, Online magazine, Catalogue companies among others
Background color of a product is most important for any online store. Appropriate background can inspire consumers to buy product. We easily remove the background from your photos to create masks, cutouts or clipping paths. After removing background it placed on a smooth or simple new background with original or new shadow that contrasts with the product. This service depends on your needs you can either keep the original shadow or generate a new shadow which will look 100% natural. We conduct this service by using world’s most popular photo editing software Adobe Photoshop. There are many way to remove background of an image in Photoshop. We uses the technique that uses 4 different tools – Quick Selection tool, Refine Edges tool, Lasso tool and Pen tool. Most of our client prefer pen tool by using clipping path technique. Following pictures show demo of our work.
Shadow can enhances attractiveness of a product. Most of online shop use product shadow displaying their product gorgeously. Shadow can make artificially by using Photoshop but it look like natural. Product shadow may be different types; drop shadow, original shadow and mirror shadow. We create shadow so that anyone can captive by it. Shadowing of product depends on your needs you can either keep the original or generate a new shadow which will look 100% natural. Our Photoshop craftsman makes shadow so that it can inspire customer buying product Following works are sample of product shadow;
Image shows sample of drop shadow
Image shows sample of original shadow
Image shows sample of reflection shadow
What is mirror shadow?
Mirror Effect also know as Reflection shadow. Reflection shadow can increase fineness of a product. It also encourage customer to buy product. Our Photoshop craftsman does every reflection shadow cautiously. Following are sample of our reflection shadow;
Under this service we treatment you photo by removing dust spots or blemishes, or to adjust or remove unwanted elements of the image, or add new elements to an image.
How do we correct your photo color?
It related to color tones, shades as well as patterns to furnish with a natural look of your photo using color correction services. It’s the process of removing or changing unwanted areas from dull, damaged, poor, old images in regard to recreate of photo areas, faces, skins, objects, products etc. We treat your photo using color correction and enhancing or balancing color for fresh looking of your photo
Following image shows sample of color correction
A mask is a black and white image of the same dimensions as the original image. It can be an essential way to edit and tweak photographs by image editing software. Masking can be two types; Layer masking and Vector/Alpha Channel masking. Layer masking is pixel related, it allows to obscure layer content or its part. And vector mask is created from paths and can be re-sized without damaging pixel information’s. Following images shows sample of of photo masking
Basically, raster file is a scanned file. You can’t use raster images properly for lack of higher quality. So it needs to convert to vector file. This service convert BMP, CALS, GIF, IMG, JPEG, PCX, PDF, PNG and TIFF format files into higher quality fully scalable vectors file for use on banners, vehicle wraps, t-shirts, business cards, screen-printing, architectural lettering, signage, cut vinyl and CAD/routers. Following image shows sample of raster to vector conversion