In Recent times transparent background image more popular than earlier. They are two types of background of product photography one is transparent another is white background. To make a white background image for your e-commerce product with the help of photoshop. Open wide and big screen display menu to remark eye-Cathey. It will also help to make transparent background photography accurately. The main advantage of the transparent photo is you can apply these types of photo to all types of background. Also, It can adjust itself to different types of shape and size photography.
Logo file for website and Online platform or social media make with transparent background. As a result, it can place anywhere when it needed. otherwise, it’s tough and sometimes impossible. It also helps itself to adjust the various color background.
By using photoshop it’s so easy to transparent background photography with your suitable file format. So let’s explain how to make a Transparent background photograph.
How to Make a Transparent Product Photo in Photoshop
- Make an Image with Layered File Format
- Select Full Photography
- Remove Background the Background from Photo
- Save the Image File with the Right web Format
- Save Done File
Step 1:- Make an Image with Layered File Format
Open your expected image into photoshop application. Most of the time raw file will be in JPG format. In this tutorial, we will use a watch image taken with a white background.
At first, click layers panel and open it. In photoshop its default position is the right side of the image. But if you failed to find then to access it by clicking windows > Layers from the dropdown menu at the top of the software window.
Then in the layer panel click twice on the background layer menu. A new layer menu box will come and ask you to rename in a particular name. You can leave and keep it default Leyers 0 and click ok.
Step 2: Make Select Full Image
From the toolbar on the left side select the magic wand tool of the photoshop software. Then click the subject from the top side of the option bar on the screen. It will help to select the object from the image and recognize its background. Then we will see an uncountable dot dot line around the photograph. which is look like an “ant line” surrounding the selection.
If you can’t to select perfectly then you can use the magic wand tool to remove the extra proportion of background. or add more parts of the product image so it depends on how you select the image.
In this case, photoshop fails to remove its shadow from the selection, so we will use subtract from the selection icon in the options bar. Then use the magic wand and click on portions of the shadow until select only watch.
After your selection makes sure nothing skips from the photography. Like hole extra mark and many others. Overall everything is select properly.
Step 3: Remove Background from Image
In this step already you have select just your product. so, select the inverse by pressing shift+Ctrl+I or select>Inverse from the dropdown menu at the top of the screen in this software.
After the background inverse selection, Press BACKSPACE. Then you will see your image background be a transparent like chase board format although it looks like the white and gray color.
Step-4: Save the Picture in the Correct Web Format
Make a transparent background in photoshop it is the first step. So you need to save this file correct format. For a transparent background, the right format is PNG 24 file system. Because of this format support multiple layers of transparency. It also means these types of file systems support different backgrounds and places. You can use this image anywhere without any complexity. Earlier this file version as PNG-8.
Press Shift+ALT+CTRL+W to save PNG-24 format in photoshop or click File>Export>Export as from the dropdown menu at the top of the secreen.
Note:- If you are a user of the old version of Photoshop then your application may look different. That time you get to save for web and select png 24. You find it dropdown menu at the top of the screen.
In the dialog box that comes in front of you, go file setting option then right side you will find a box then set your file format PNG. Then make sure the Transparency box is checked. Careful do not check file similar file system (8bit) Because of it converts the file to a PNG-8
On the other hand, which left side of the image you will find your file size is expected for your PNG. Keep an important point in your mind large file size may slow website loading time. So we recommend keeping your file size around 200 kb.
On the right side of the dialog box. which is situated under the image, you will find an option to adjust the dimensions of your Image. The photo size depends on the dimension size. So avoid choosing a smaller dimension. Make Blurry or pixelated photos.
Sometimes customer demand image size for retina display. So Its good practice that saves image 50-100 larger than expected of their required size. as a result, the image can fit itself with different types of display. Also, you can enlarge or reduce images without any crack or resulation problems. For example, the client requirmen is the file should be 400px wide then can keep it 600 px for extra benefit. If any correction is required.
Sometimes you have to do extra work to make correct balance. When you have to make an image minimize to maximize. Because there is defference in bit dansity. To reduce website loading time you can choose only featured image of your product and larger for retina display. And implement real size for the bulk image.
Step 5: Finally Save Transparent background image Done File
When you set picture size with proper dimension click emport all.
then select a folder or drive where you want to save the done file. Always save done file a particular folder it a good practice. otherwise, it mixes with row file and difficult to saperate them. Give a name the file with png extention.
Click Save The Image File