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Photo Editing
What is Photo Editing?

Photo editing is the changing of images. These images can be digital photographs, illustrations, or prints (photographs on film). Some types of editing, such as airbrushing, are done by hand and others are done using photo editing programs like Photoshop and Microsoft Paint. Photo editing is done for many reasons. Many photos of models are edited to remove blemishes and make the model better. This is usually called retouching. Other reasons to edit a photo include fixing errors (red eye, contrast, brightness, etc.).

The most important part of shooting pictures often involves work after they have been shot! Post processing photo editing has become the anthem for many professional photographers. Even after shooting good pictures they need to make them great. This is where photo editing is applied. Under the canopy of this broad term ‘photo editing’ several enhancement can be done to make a picture that has already been shot more valuable and attract.

For example, in digital photo editing, one can easily do the following things smartly to make a difference to processed pictures:

  • Noise reduction
  • White Balance
  • Contrast
  • Exposure
  • Lens correction
  • Color adjustments
  • Resizing and cropping
  • Background removal
  • These are the simple processes done with the software, virtually by every editor.


    The complex and advanced techniques include:

  • Portrait corrections
  • Drop and reflection shadow
  • Special Effects
  • Adjusting text and visuals
  • Photo stitching
  • Photo masking and layers
  • Manipulation
  • Enhancement and retouching
  • Photo editing is a beautiful process that removes most blemishes and unwanted objects from digital photos. Now that such photos are used for e-commerce, print media, posters and advertising, making impressive catalogues it has versatile application across industries. To achieve the above work, the photo editing professionals have to use the correct software. There are many kinds of software that have been introduced for professional editors. Regularly new features are added to make the work better. Photo editing software is an essential part of everyday post processing work.