Stock Photography Articles about isolation & Community Forum

  • How to screw up a good photo.

    by Dcwcreations | 14th of March, 2008

    In my quest to increase my acceptance ratio, sales and number of photos I have in Dreamstime I have screwed up a few good photos. I always want that very pure white background with the perfect lighting. In doing so I thought I would learn to isolate them in photoshop.... More
  • Reuse Your Images Multiple Times

    by Jsternig | 12th of March, 2008

    With a little bit of Photoshop magic, you can reuse the same image to create several different scenes with various different feels. By isolating objects and using parts of otherwise unusable images, you can create great pictures from nothing. Check out these lighthouse pictures... More
  • Background isolation color

    by Dcwcreations | 4th of February, 2008

    It's a good idea to have some objects isolated in our portfolios. That being said some times when we want to isolate an object that by nature is already white it does not make sense to use a white background. The main reason to isolate is so it can be removed and... More
  • Issues with Isolation

    by Charlesoutcalt | 23rd of January, 2008

    I don't know about anyone else, but isolating images is one of my least favorite tasks in Photoshop. I see that there was a blog on this topic in late December, but that was focused on shooting within a lightbox, or in other conditions that you can manipulate. Lots of... More
  • Isolation and the use of white space.

    by Pirate59 | 9th of September, 2007

    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,... More
  • Using Pen Tool for Isolation

    by Natie | 20th of August, 2007

    OK, I promised to tell how I use Pen Tool for isolation of objects. Indeed, there are some small tricks which I use in every type of isolation, and I'd like to share them with you. First thing you should remember about Pen Tool is: don't make too many points trying to... More
  • Isolation of objects

    by Natie | 17th of August, 2007

    I work in 3 magazines as a retoucher, and every day I have tons of photos and pictures to be proсessed, retouched, isolated and so on. When I started working, I didn't know how to isolate objects correctly and accurately. I had to read a lot of articles - some of them were... More

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