Archive for October, 2010

All About Photo Restoration

Photo restoration is an effectual trick to restoring old and damaged photographs. Before the era of advance technology, it was too much difficult for a professional artist and it always took long time to restoring a images. But a dramatic changed happen in it for the influence of modern technology. Now a day everyone can solve the problem of flaw, defect, spot and blemish by using the technique of photo restoration. And also can restore the original color of the photos to look like as a new one.

Once a time, a skilled traditional artist worked in the darkroom for photo restoration. A brush, dyes, chemicals, film, pallets and darkroom instrument is included as tools for restoring images. They are retouching images by their skilled hand with some technique to enhancing the quality of photos to print and filtering for adjustment.

In present time, a graphic designer who has a vast knowledge about restoration, they will be using advance tools like computers, scanners, image editing software (Adobe Photoshop), high definition monitor, branded printer and inks with image paper. They can easily restore photos with the help of mouse and can saved it into digital format that can moved, printed, and also E-mailed to others.

It is easy to understand that, for the influence of advance technology the traditional photo retouching being replaced by modern technologies digital photo restoration. In traditional way it was taken long time to restore a images but in digital way it takes only few moment or hours.

In many time, we can find the sentimental values of an old photos. But the images cannot be replaced by the way of digital photo restoration. In this circumstance, many graphic experts can restore the photos using manual trick.

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Something About Photo Retouching

Photo retouching a scientific method of editing image, which works only for increasing attraction of image. Photo retouching is a term of arrangement used here to narrate different sort of manipulating image techniques. A photograph with valuable description could be highlighted by photo retouching. But uses of camera limitation can compensation. Photo retouching can erase blemishes, lines and skin tone from photographs by appearing. Famous Hollywood actor and actress and top models presents them on the cover of Magazine with clean, tidy, smooth and softy skin. That makes you astonished to see the spotless beauty. Do you know, what the matter lies on it is? The answer is “retouching”.

A huge number of questions will move all around you to know the system techniques and its appropriate method of retouching, if you feel interest on the field of “photo retouching”. Though advance technology is more difficult to understand but you can make it so easy by study a lot about the methods and techniques which is basic rule of using “photo retouching”. If you want you can retouching your photos into your computer, for that learn more about the method to build a gorgeous looking picture? But a real graphic expert can makes your picture more artistic and it seem to be a new one though your picture was old.

Though “Photo retouching” is only about to rebuild old image to a recent one. It can convert your old image to new one, a black-white image to color, and faded image into recent photo. But in this corporate world, the quality pictures get more priority in everywhere. World of online the demand of quality images can refuse to consider by any company. Online dating, shopping, promotion of product, education, tourism, travel and many who are related with online business, to them it is unchangeable necessity of the high qualitative picture. For the enhancing demand of high quality image, the editing industry increased at a large numbered. For this purpose many software tools are available now.

If you have an intention to be a graphic expert you have to make perseverance to bring a conclusion to know all the tricks and techniques of “photo retouching”. You can also hire a clipping path specialist if you feel necessity because of quality image for your online business.

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Basic Concept About Clipping Path and Image Masking

Clipping Path & Image masking in Photoshop- If you are related with graphic design you’ve probably heard about it. Clipping Path and Image masking are the most common and popular techniques used by the graphic professionals. This service is now more demanding in graphic outsourcing industry today.

Clipping Path:

Clipping path is a term used in the graphic industry. It is done by using Photoshop’s mighty pen tool. The term clip means to cut off any object from an item and Path means cuts out an image. So Clipping path means deleting selected objects from the background. The object becomes movable to any other background while clipped.

In Clipping Path, the process of separating the objects from their background is known as isolating, and the isolated parts of the image are placed on a new background. It can create another image or simply to remove the background and changed its color. Clipping path is very useful for background elimination. You can do whatever you want by clipping path in a variety of graphic editing. Experts generally use the Pen tool to expertise themselves with more accuracy to the customer to place an image in a new background.

After starting adobe Photoshop, you have to open an image from the File menu. Then you will find the pen tool in the tool box. Then click on the pen tool and see the nib icon on the top toolbar below the menu. Now you can increase the zoom by pressing [ctrl add +]. Then it will be easy to clip. Pressing Alt you will break the curve in an image. After completion of the path you have to make selection. Than copying the selected image and you can paste it your selected background.

Image Masking:

Image Masking is a popular method in image editing. It is created to make an adjustment and attachment of a new layer with the background layer to hide the unwanted pixel with the black and white color. To make your pictures more appealing, you need to change the background of the pictures. Using image masking technique you can fork out the most complex images from their background. It gives a perfect looks of your pictures.

This technique is used mostly to prepare product catalogues. Any image can be extracted from other image source and cut out from its background. This technique is also very useful for promotional and display purposes. Also, this technique has become absolutely necessary for photography of product and fashion to make photos more valuable to perform in the glamour world.

For that firstly you have to open your image in Photoshop and go to the Layers Palette, and then click on the layer what you want to create a mask for. Double click on it if it will be “background layer.” That will convert it to an unlocked layer. Select it and click OK. Then select an area in the image that you want to show. Now choose a Brush tool, like Paint brush or Pencil. Then click on the Mask Mode button. Photoshop will cover the unselected parts of the image.

Then select the area that you want to show, the “Un-masked area”, go to Layer, then Add Layer Mask, then Reveal Selection. If you selected the area you want to hide or delete, the “Masked area”, go to Layer, then Add Layer Mask, and Hide Selection. Then you have to save your work.

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Article Writing – How to Write a Unique Article

Now-a-days Article is an important part of blogging, what can make you so much prominent into this very competitive world. An Article writer can gives direction through his Article to give more valuable information, to solving various types of problem of the user. Writing gives me a daily deadline, and I don’t really want to spend more time to writing a unique Article. So I follow some common rules to write an Article. I hope you can also write an Article more easily by that rule. This rule will provide you the guideline on how to write a unique Article.

A guideline for your Article writing

When you will write an Article you must include a heading, an introductory speech, a discussion body, a conclusive speech and Article summary to make your Article unique.

  • Heading: When you are going to write an Article you have to make this more important and so much attractive as possible because at first your reader will read it and then they (your reader) will decide is he or she will continue reading or not.
  • Introductory speech: Here you will introduce about the thought or problem what you want to discuss in your Article. Also you can write a short discussion about the problem with your experience. In your writing you have to give some positive concept about your article clearly and shortly (it’s about 4 or 5 lines).
  • Discussion of Body: Write here about all the solution of the problem that you express in your introductory speech. In your article summary you will discuss about (why), and in body you will discuss about (how). How can you solve your problem (?), Write here. Break up your Article body into some point. You may do it by sub-heading in each point that can make it easier to your reader to scan your Article when they read out it in online.
  • Conclusive speech: In the above discussion you write about your problem or theme. But in conclusive speech you must include a brief summary about your Article that can take an action from the reader. When you write conclusive speech for an Article, you have to remember to finish it strongly to make your reader satisfied.
  • Article summary: The aim of your Article summary must entice to a reader to read out your Article. Here you will write only for your targeted reader’s interest. It must be 3 to 6 sentences in length. Article summary must about “why” not about “how”. With cleverness, present them that why this Article is more important to read, and that’s why they will continue their reading. Article summary must come from your own thinking, do not try to copy from others.

Finally, I hope you will be able to write a unique Article by the all above common but useful tips. In most of Articles you can use this technique. Go ahead; I’m believed you will gather more knowledge to write a unique article as you want. Practice with a various techniques will make you a good writer.

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