The Rise of Web-shop and Image Editing Industry

Web-shop has been one of the most popular and common trends in modern business industry. It becomes popular for its extraordinary convenience to both the seller and the buyer. We will hardly find a person without the access of computer, smart phone and Internet. These blessing communication devices make it possible to purses anything we need for our daily life with the least labour. We can choose our necessary product over Internet regardless the time and place. The seller shows the image of their product or commodities which is visualized by the buyer before making the purchase. Therefore, image plays a vital role in this regard.


When the commodities are represented with their image, it becomes vital to show the best photo of the product to initiate the sell. Most of the e-commerce administrators ensure the best optimization of their photos before using on web to attract the possible customers. Here comes the expansion of image editing industry. Photo enhancement industry has got a new life with the emergence of this e-commerce industry.

The number of products or services a web-shop have the same number of photo it must publish on its website. Even, there may have more than one photo per product since it may need to show the product from different angles and views. Photography and image editing industry meets the requirement smoothly.

What the image editor do with an image before publishing on web is a vital question. In a single word they ‘enhance’ it to ensure the best performance. If we go into deep to excavate the reality we can find different website image enhancement treatments which are termed as clipping path service, image masking service, image manipulation service, photo retouching, colour correction etc. The first thing, a professional image editor do is to apply a professional background to the product shot which can be done with the help of image clipping. It enables the editor to remove the original background and to apply a new background, which can be pure white or anything else but most of the e-commerce administrator prefers pure white background. Then, it may require natural drop shadow to fit the object with the background properly. Adding light mirror effect can increase the visual aspect of the photo several times. Some images may require addition treatments like photo manipulation and colour correction. Photo manipulation is also known as ghost mannequin, which is quite popular in case of garment shots.

A large number of people have been involved in this image processing industry. We can find thousands of them by just searching on Google. Besides different local companies there are plenty of off-shoring companies who are providing the service at competitively low cost. Off-shoring image processing service providers are being quite popular because of high end service affordable cost.  The most convenient thing about the off-shoring firm is that, many of them run their companies for 24 hours without any interval to process the image for web as fast as the customer need.