How To Create a Good Product Picture Quickly

If you need to take product pictures frequently, whether for selling on eBay or your personal site, then you know how time consuming it can be to edit your pictures. You can expedite this process considerably, however, by using the “Levels” tool in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Simply take your picture on a white background, such as a piece of paper, then use the dropper on the Levels pop-up window to select a white area.


Step 1:

Open your product image in Adobe Photoshop.

Open your image in Photoshop

Step 2:
Press “Ctrl + L” on your keyboard to open the “Levels” tool.
Step 3:
Click the white dropper tool at the right side of the window. This tool will set the white point for the image based upon the pixel that you select.
Step 4:
Click on a white point in the image. Some products, depending on their size, may cast a shadow on the white background. In many cases, setting the white point in the shadow can produce the best result. If the point you pick does not yield your desired results, press “Ctrl + Z” on your keyboard to undo the selection, then click a different point until you find one that you prefer.
Step 5:
Click the “OK” button to close the “Levels” window, then save your image.

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