Is it effective to edit photos through automated software than using creative artists for manual processing of images? Agree or Disagree (Know from our expert)

Photo Editing Technique - Comparison: In this era technology has seen tremendous growth and advancement in varied areas of information & technology like website development, mobile application development and especially in image editing sector. The question arrives, whether it is worth using automated photo editing software against manual processing of images to rely on for obtaining quality and effective outputs or not? In this topic, we’ll discuss about usage of automated software for image editing against manual processing of images.

There has been a high increment in the usage of automated photo editing software and application these days. Automated Software does help a company to minimize time, cost and efforts to obtain quick results. It is helpful to automate the simple processes like resizing & renaming of pictures, changing image’s format (like from .jpeg to .png, .jpeg to .psd etc.), making the images square, changing the dimension of images on the fly. It also helps with more complex jobs like cropping images by setting a fixed ratio, color correcting photos with fixed values/instructions, changing backdrops provided products have no blurriness and drop shadow at edges. It definitely adds significant value to a company’s process cycle and business growth since a company will have to invest less time, energy and cost on a resource that would create/code automated actions, operate and handle tasks pertaining to automated software in comparison to a highly skilled artist’s manual processing work.

While manual processing technique does occupy its own valid place and space in the areas of photo editing since creative or artistic work through usage of software tools is not constrained to a fixed value editing unlike automated software editing technique rather it shares a broad aspect/perspective of an editing domain. Creativity through manual processing is difficult to be replaced by an automated processing in such scenario. Images drop into wide range in terms of appearance, resolution and complexity so each of them will require to be treated uniquely and per image basis. One will have to adapt uniquely, minutely or in a detailed way to address each image’s specific or customized request with respect to its complexity so in this case automated software is unlikely to fit as an alternate option over manual processing for producing consistency and perfection in results. Thus, manual processing does appear as a viable option over automated processing for handling complex jobs like enhancing, manipulating, changing image’s background, restoring, color correcting and retouching an image. A highly skilled and efficient artist is definitely helpful to a company, to reduce its cost, time and energy and most importantly assist in producing quality output consistently and with precision which is of a great essence for a company’s business and growth.

To sum up, it can be derived that to a certain extent for less complex fixed guidelines jobs automated software process for editing images could be helpful through an allocation of resource/resources however in a whole manual processing work as conceived and perceived by the mind of an artist cannot have a better alternate or replacement to produce optimum level of consistent and creative work in quick time without any flaws. At the end of the day, Quality and cost effective outputs with fast turnaround time are of utmost essence to grow and hence manual processing in my experience is the best suitable option to go with.

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Author: Mr. Darshan Bhavanishanker Shastri.