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Tricks for retouching product images for Ecommerce website

Friday, September 20th, 2013 FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites

Retouching Product Images for Online Retailers

Photo retouching tips and tricks by using Photoshop for you ecommerce website is a way to know how impressive product images are made. Despite the fact that we would like to claim the efficiency of professional guidance in retouching, practice and guidance should also work well with enthusiasts. There are many ways by which one can enhance the look of an image as Photoshop is made to support all of them according to designer’s skills.

Your e-commerce website has to have a bright, high quality image that shows all features of the product clearly. For Example: When you own an accessory or clothing e-retail website, all your images must show the product in different angles with key features enhanced. Photo of a watch must look clear with depicting the dials and the chain or strap material to make the buyer get interested. Imagine a website that sells watch with low quality image of its products… will you bother to buy from it? The very same rule works for all website. Whether you are selling a product or service, pictures that clearly depict what you sell is a huge advantage.

You might have considered image processing as an easy task that anyone who knows Photoshop tools can handle. It actually takes a lot of training and ability to understand the depth of the subject to extract best looks from plain images out of the camera.

We would like to list a few important components that contribute to effective image retouching process. All these enhancements are not used in all images, a Photoshop artist should understand the picture and the message that it intends to convey and they decide on the technique that has to be applied.

  1. Defining Colors
  2. Controlling Folders
  3. Split-Toning Effect
  4. Flexible Vignette
  5. Skin Retouching In Camera Raw
  6. Setting Lights
  7. Distinguished Paleness
  8. Dodge And Burn Look
  9. Bright Eyes
  10. The Orton Effect
  11. Optimizing Lasso Selections
  12. Aligning Layer Contents
  13. Restoring Selections
  14. Naturally Increased Light
  15. Simulate Infrared Images
  16. Levels
  17. Color Look With An Adjustment Layer
  18. Controlling Mid-Tone Contrasts
  19. Colorful Water Drops
  20. Skin Color correction
  21. Matching Skin Tones
  22. Reducing Noise
  23. Retro Look With Curves
  24. Conserving Resources
  25. Classy Sepia Look

(Though there are more tricks that we did not cover in this list, we will elaborate more about them in the following posts)