Getting gray background using white paper

Started Jun 26, 2013 | Questions thread
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Nikonfan99 Senior Member • Posts: 1,411
Re: Getting gray background using white paper

Last product shoot I did, I made a large box out of white foam board. Used GE reveal bulbs and three desk lamps to create even light on my product. Used a grey card to do my w/b.

Took the images into CS6 and used topaz remask (could have used refine tool in photoshop but remask is faster for me) and extracted the items. Placed them on a white background in photoshop and did not have to worry about any issues and all the shots looked great. Also added shadows where needed.

I think the photoshop extraction method creates an even background that is free from any defects or posterization. This method takes longer but the results are professional and clean.

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