Posted on October 3, 2018
Adobe’s Photoshop is by far the most used image editing application in the world, mainly because it offers extremely powerful editing tools at a minimum price. One of those very powerful editing tools is Image masking: a process that involves the removal of the background for a particular image. Thus, you can change the wall behind you with a beach in Miami, for example. And if done properly, no one will know the difference.
How it works
There are a lot of image masking techniques but the most well-known and used technique is called clipping path: using the Photoshop Pen Tool, expert users can take any object from a photo and make it a standalone object. You can then place that object in another image of your choice. Should the end results not be according to your wishes, remember that you can improve your image’s quality by adding filters or feather effects to smoothen its edges.
How it is done
By dragging the pen tool around the edges of the desired object, you create a selection. After said selection is completed all that remains is to cut the image and paste it into an empty canvas. An empty canvas is another image with no background or other such elements. Save the picture as a .psd file and you will be able to use it in any of your projects.
Advanced Photoshop users can also create multiple clipping paths and split a particular image into layers: for example, you can separate a website into header, body, footer and widget layers. Save it into a .psd file and there you have it: your very own custom made website. You will also need to learn coding of course, but there are always freelancers around who are willing to make the necessary adjustments for the right price. Getting an image to express exactly what you intended is generally a trial and error operation. You will get there eventually but not without multiple attempts.
Should you find this image editing technique to be a bit too difficult or too time consuming, you can always ask for a bit of help. You can find a lot of experts on the Internet and also there are plenty of online photo editing websites that offer to do the hard work for you for as little as half a cheeseburger. Due to the widespread of social mediums such as Facebook or Instagram, such services are very sought after.
Posted on September 18, 2018
There is no questioning the fact that digital photography has changed the way that we experience photographs. In just a few short years we’ve moved from mailing photos back and forth or printing doubles and triples of important events to simply attaching or uploading our fondest moments and sending them away, instantly available to view or distribute.
There are many different ways to keep in touch besides email and some of these ways are extremely effective at helping you stay connected with people you know. Let’s check out a few great sites and see what they can offer.
The site that needs no introduction, Facebook is one of the giants of social media. People use it to keep track of old friends, ex-classmates, and a wide variety of other associates, but it also features a relatively strong section for uploading and sharing photographs. Facebook allows you to post pictures, create custom photo albums and connect with your friends and family with Facebook accounts in a fast and simple way. The only major downside with Facebook is that they compress and resize your high quality pictures. So, if you want to take advantage of the site’s other features (like it’s social games and status updates) this site is a good choice, but if you want something exclusively for photos without any image quality loss, then Facebook probably isn’t the best choice.
Flickr is one of the absolute best ways to share photos and caused a revolution with its innovative photo tagging system. Like Facebook, users can tag other people, however with Flickr you can tag groups, objects or places letting you add great context to your images. In addition to their ridiculously detailed tagging system, Flickr has a few great options for printing your photographs or making them into gifts such as greeting cards or posters, and features a pretty robust set of tools for editing your images. And another great thing about Flickr is that it’s free so you can keep in touch with loved ones without spending a dime.
When it comes to photo editing, Adobe Photoshop is the industry gold standard. Any and all professional photographers that work in digital either use Photoshop for their editing or have done so in the past, so it’s no wonder that the online version of the tool is far more advanced than any other site’s. Photoshop Online isn’t just for editing as it also allows you to upload and store up to 2 gigs free with no image shrinking or quality loss. The other great thing about Photoshop online is that it allows you to export directly to Flickr, Facebook, or a wide variety of other sites. This is great because you can do your editing with their online tools then use the sharing method that works best for you and your friends.
All in all, there are too many photo sharing sites to count and we sadly don’t have room to talk about them all. Each one has its own strengths and weaknesses, and it’s always best to take a tour of the site and get a feel for their philosophy before you commit time to trying to make it your photos’ home on the web. Some sites offer powerful editors, while some offer a more social approach that is less focused on the images and more on the stories. No matter which one you choose, just remember that the most important thing is that you’re staying in touch with people that care about you, and in the end that’s the only important thing.
Posted on September 3, 2018
In today’s world there are a millions of professions from which you can choose your own or choose in which you have your interest. And sometimes it not all about taking something professionally rather that’s your passion and you give proper time to it. There are many fields in which you might have your interest or passion. But really passionate people are the one who have an artistic mind. And the field of arts is very vast, providing peoples so many interesting fields in it that people are really attracted towards them. In recent years, technology and software advancements lead to many software’s and computing tools which helped every person from any field. And in such software’s a very interesting one is the Photo Collage.
Photo Collage, is software which helps you to merge different photographs in a single image. This can be used for a number of purposes and requirement or you can be doing this just for the sake that you have a shear passion to artistic photographs or even just to show how good you are at this area of arts. Online Photo collage requires a huge amount of bandwidth, and also many processing on the server end. But to provide users ease of access and usability, many websites are providing this service online. And some are the paid services and other are providing it free of cost.
One fantastic tool that can be used for this field is the Adobe Photoshop. But that is a paid service and is not available online; you have to buy that software and run that fully from your computer at home. Many services that are available online are really good, but they won’t give you many advance features as Adobe Photoshop or any paid service will do. But still if you a real general requirement for a Photo Collage then there are many which are available for a normal home user to gain access and use it online.
What photo collage basically does is that it provides you with the basic functionality of merging a number of different pictures in a single image. It also allows you to merge your pictures in different designs like in a shape of heart, rectangle, oval etc. With this online tool you can also add many different effects to your merged photograph. There are many soft-wares and websites online which are providing this service online like Shape Collage, picture collage and many more. And you can search them on Google and check which options they provide you and how advance the software is, and then you can select the appropriate service that is comfortable for you.
Or whichever fulfills your need is the right option for you. The requirement to use an online Photo Collage is that you should have a high bandwidth connection to the internet, which can downloads and upload your data at very high rates. Because to use a photo collage online you have to upload your files as well which you are willing to merge with a photo collage.