Photo Crop & Image Resizing Service
Resizing images for the web & E-commerce
Crop and resize is an easy step yet has a large visual impact and composition when editing photos. Resized photographs mean the alterations in the pixel dimensions, the resolution and the physical size of the photos. Many photos can be greatly improved by image transformation. And reasons to make resizing are improve overall composition, remove unwanted objects, and focus on the main objects and to fit in specific websites (Amazon, eBay).
So, why is it so vital to change the size of photos? Firstly, larger images take up more server space that we need to make a minimal amount of processing using less memory. It will save upload/download speed of the products/images. Secondly, screen size is a limiting factor which determines the resolution available. Normally, image monitor screen size is 640*480 pixels display thus, it can’t display more pixels images. This bounding feature of monitors restricts higher resolution images then come up the crop and resize service. Thus, this service contains the pixel dimensions and image resolution to fit in the desired on-screen monitor.
By crop and resize service, we can specify the height and width as well as select the images required format. It includes also embed images, detects images, adds text overlays, optimizes images, responsive images, delivers images and other specified consideration. Point also to be noted that, resizing of photographs implies some special features to the amount of data in that image. When the pixel dimensions are fixed, decreasing the size increase the resolution of that picture. Point to be noted that pixels dimension control the data and the resolution whereas appearance size used only in printing.
Image Resizer Tool
The crop tool is the best suitable to resize images in Photoshop. Here all the resizing options are available to a specific width, height, and resolution. If it needs to change inch size/ resolution/ pixel dimension/combination of two, it is available in Photoshop crop tool.
Great looking photos are vital to getting profit from the online business. But it is not so easy to edit or resize a bulk amount of pictures for an online store. Thus resizing of photos become a repetitive and error prone service. Whatsoever, cropping images is an easy editing process, certainly it needs just a few steps to follow.
Amazon requires high-quality pictures and must be viewed from different positions like the front, side, upper and bottom. Also, all pictures must be in white background. Cropping images to remove all the sides that are unnecessary. Image size must be 1000 pixels or larger in either height or width thus it will enable zoom function on the webpage. And the smallest file needs to be 500 pixels on the longest side.
For eBay listing it is required to maintain a minimum size about 500 pixels for the longest side. Large enough photos and also detailed images are the best listing uploading quality. A minimum length of 500 pixels for the longest side and high to medium photo quality is required. Borders around the images aren’t allowed to upload pictures.
Steps of cropping photos
First, select the crop tool from the tool palette. By selecting crop tool it is needed to enter the exact dimension required. It means to select the exact height and width. Followed by, drag out a cropping border to ease the cropping image process. This border adjusts the overall cropping size. Also, this border allows dragging flexibility to crop the same size to the left or right. It is also possible of repositioning the border inside by moving the cursor. And finally, press enter to select the cropped image.
The technique is an essential part of picture cropping. Cropping a photo can be easy but the best result can be the outcome if some overlay options are followed. Such as:
Sometimes it is impossible to email an image files such as 2400*1800 pixel. Thus, it requires editing the pixel dimensions of an image. Resizing affects not only the size of an image but also heighten the output of pictures. Resizing images contain some interpolation methods. Firstly, nearest neighbor which contain edges that are not anti-aliased. Another is that bicubic method which is slow but more precise.
In the last word, before cropping your photos remember to make a copy that you can use if you make any mistakes. Take the highest resolution photographs to resize. And enjoy the resizing and “Zoom In” on a subject.