When I first began submitting here at Dreamstime, I had it in my head that isolating on white backgrounds was what sells.Seemed as though most of my image searches came back with isolated background results. So I began to learning the process of isolation by way of lighting set-ups that I read about online.To my dismay my results never produced a true isolation and always required photoshop to complete the task. It was time consuming, painstaking...not much fun and frankly uninspiring.... continue reading
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Professional photographers might scorn this concept, but editing images on an iPad is not impossible. It is a great solution if you want to perfect images on the go, in situations when you do not have access to a computer, etc.NOTE ON CAMERASIt is not advisable to use the camera on the iPad for taking the pictures, unless you can set the iPad stably on something and have good light. I have had a few images accepted that were taken with the iPad, such as this one, but most have been rejected.... continue reading
hi my friends I was thinkin' about my last images, some isolated pictures of different things and subjects I've taken to test my new lighting equipment.I've realized that i have not processed them with photoshop beacuse they don't need it...i've tried two simple tricks to get a great amazing white background!you only need a couple of flash and a white bed sheet.for these images i've placed a flash with softener on the subject, I've moved it to find theright position where diffuse light... continue reading
Hi everyone,Ok I accept that I have a little exagerration in the title but believe me or not, I isolated the image on right in 2 minutes! so this is worth to read :)Ok here we go...We are going to use:- BW dialog box or adjustment layer- layers panel- channels panel- dodge-burn tools- brush toolHere we go...- Open your image in Photoshop- First we will create a channel image.- (Assuming you are a PC user) press ctrl+J to duplicate the background layer.- Now... continue reading
Hi, Friends.I usually spend crazy amount of time on isolation (about 40 minutes). Yesterday I saw on youtube a master-class where the photographer said he spends on it 3 minutes only. I put down his method and tried. Same 40 minutes, but the result much worse than before. Some objects with difficult shape were absolutely impossible to isolate this way. The ugly edges remained, plus dirty background. For this reason I ask - is it me alone having this problem? How long does it take you to isolate... continue reading
Last week I was making picture first time with girl and made some creation with notebook. It was an exciting experience and we enjoyed both. Today they approve my first image from this series. I hope they'll approve more image from this series. My another friend want make similar series too, so I'm looking forward to it. Mayby we'll be in studio first time. It's no useful information for most of you, but I'm just enjoying it :-) continue reading
Hi everyone.Ive noticed a fair few of the really great isolated images (objects by them selves) have something in common.They all have a really strong white area.Background at times can as important to perfecting an image, as the other criteria. ie composition, exposure, white balance and so on.These 'ebay' or gradient images are pivotal in creating a balance for making those images and points of interest POP.This is a great example of a high temperature colour like orange, and... continue reading
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