What is image masking?
Photo masking is essential in removing the background from photos. Here, images have subjects with hair or fur. It has become tougher to perform background removal with a clipping path. Because it has the fine details of the individual hairs and furs. So here we need advanced Photoshop skills and techniques.
As you might notice the whole process. You will see that careful image masking needs a lot of patience, skill, and time. But the labor-intensive task is worth the effort each strand of hair accounted for. It needs for in the finished photos. We start with hand-drawn clipping paths along straight edges. Then get to the more advanced work of maintaining the finer details.
If you want to do it on your own, you need the basic knowledge. You can play around with a few of the Photoshop tools and techniques which are available to you. You can use some awesome tools for this job. Those tools are- the background eraser tool, magic eraser tool. You can use the color separation technique or you can combine more than one. By using these you can achieve the perfect images for your clients or online store.
It’s essential to remember the guidelines to remain regular. You have to maintain it with the other product photos on your website or seller profile. And especially if you are selling on a third-party site like Amazon or eBay. It’s important to abide by their product photo guidelines. We, the clipping path source, have created a reference. Here you’ll get product photo requirements. You can use it for online marketplaces.
Who needs image masking services?
If your image has hair or fur. And you want to remove the background from the image. Advanced image masking will provide more explicit and cleaner results than the clipping path. It’s a boring task to perform. Especially in large batches of images. Detail is necessary to achieve edited photos. Which look realistic and will convince consumers. It will influence them to buy the goods or receive the services.
Because of Image Masking, photographers can isolate the product. Even they can remove any distractions from the frame. It also helps to create a uniform, stable look for all product photos. You can use it for your clients, consumers, or your brand. The media may be both digital and print.
You may have either a single image or a huge batch from your latest photoshoot. Professional image masking services can help you to focus. You will understand the needs of your business. It even helps you get more high-value clients or consumers.
When to use image masking:
- Image masking helps you to abide by the requirements of online marketplaces. (Marketplaces: Amazon and eBay)
- You have an image that has fuzzy edges.
- When you need to edit the background of images with transparent products. (For example a clear drinking glass or bottle)
- The images may have subjects with hair or fur.
When not to use image masking:
- If your image has sharp edges, then use a clipping path instead of image-making.
- When the background and the product in your image have the same color.
Image masking at Clipping Path Source:
Sometimes, two images may be the same. That’s why we analyze each image to find out the best approach. More often a high-quality image needs the use of more than one technique or tool. So we combine several approaches. For example- the background eraser tool, color separation, channel mask. And you may use hand-drawn clipping paths to achieve the best result for you or your clients. We do not finish editing until every edge is sharp and smooth. And we want to capture every minor detail.
We have more than 300 employees. Most of them are skillful graphic designers and photo editors in various areas. After examining your image and needs, we make sure of the quality service. Then, the most qualified editors fulfill your order to the highest standards. They take care of the allocated time. You get perfect edited images that will make your consumers or clients happy. We provide our services at a price you can afford. And we are very much concerned about delivering our task on time. Which helps you to meet even the most aggressive deadlines.
We do everything first hand. We don’t rely on automation and tools. Because we know how it can hurt your reputation and your brand.
We are very much concerned about today’s consumer demand quality. According to that, we provide our best services at Clipping Path Source. We are proud of ourselves for the quality of the finished product. This is no matter here how many images we are editing for you.