Image Masking Services
Image masking is a technique of image editing which is done by software like Photoshop to remove some part of an image and to reveal some part. This process is non-destructive and it enables to adjust and tweak the mask later if required. It helps to remove the background from an image which has hair or fur. Photoshop masking is an extraordinary technique to make a photo look impressive. Basically, the photo masking is applied to hide some unwanted elements from an image but the quality remains original. This image editing technique is mostly used for images with hair or fur because it is efficient and it takes less time. Image masking is a very important photo editing service in graphics designing industry. People are very dependable on the internet nowadays and image masking is an unavoidable service for online retailers. This service helps to increase the attraction of an image which boosts the business tremendously.
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Photoshop Image Masking Services at Clipping Homes
What is image masking?
Image masking is an ingenious way of photo manipulation. It is a very popular and useful method of image editing. This task is done in Photoshop by using the Pen Tool. Although, masking is mainly used to remove the background of difficult images which have outlines, soft edge, many turns and curves such as hair or fur, and semi-transparent or translucent photos like muslin, flames, chiffon, glasses, blanket, highlights, feathers, lighting, smoke, etc. However, it may use for other features such as altering the edges with blur, changing the background color, etc. Image masking helps to make the changes without distorting or destroying the quality in an image. This service always makes an image look gorgeous and attractive look.
Types of image masking:
- Hair Mask: Hair mask is applicable for the images which have curves, thinner lines, soft edges, hairs, furs, etc. This kind of masking is time-consuming and hard to do. It has to be done very carefully. Image of hairy dolls, models, flesh, clothes, and furry animals needs this type of image masking service.
- Layer Mask: Layer mask is used to hide or reveal an image. It can also change the opacity of various portions of the same image. This editing service enables to change the visibility of different layers of an image.
- Clipping Mask: People who do not have the idea of masking may get confused by clipping and layer masks. Clipping mask is done by creating a layer to control the visibility or transparency of another layer. One supporting layer is placed at the bottom to perform actions on the other layer to change the visibility or transparency.
- Alpha Channel Mask: Sometimes removing the background or extracting the main image and save it separately may require to edit them later. To do this kind of critical editing Alpha Channel Mask is used. It is the combination of clipping path and image masking.
When to use image masking:
- To fulfill the requirements of big online business companies.
- To edit an image with hairy or fury elements.
- Editing background with transparent or translucent images.
When not to use masking:
- Images with sharp edges.
- If the color of the product and the color of the background is the same.
Image masking services at Clipping Homes:
Clipping Homes is the best choice for taking image masking service because our creative and expert designers do it completely manually. They take the work very seriously and do it very carefully so that the clients get the best possible result. We have been providing this service, including other image editing services for years successfully and we take pride in our quality. We always make sure our clients get the satisfaction and work until our clients say “WOW”.
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