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FIGURE 2

Extracting the Foreground

FIGURE 3

Swapping a Background
Depth of field

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Point of View

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Lighting Source

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2. Edge quality. Sometimes you will get a file submitted
that obviously was resampled already or somehow had
the entire file blurred by a filter. In these cases, your
edge quality of any sharp contrasting shapes will be
fuzzy. This can cause your final print to look out of focus
or poorly printed, and it may also cause some underbase
rips to create an accidental white edge to your borders
if you're printing on a dark shirt. To correct this, you can
try a filter or two to sharpen your image. If that doesn't
work then check if your customer has a better file. If
they don't, you'll have to recreate it.
3. Out-of-gamut colors. This is a tricky issue to deal
with. Often, you will see this happen when a customer
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uses some channel filters in Photoshop that multiply
or overlay colors, which then burns them and causes
oversaturation. You will get a burst of intense color in
certain areas that can look great on the monitor, but
they will print unpredictably on a DTG machine. To
correct colors that are too saturated for your DTG
machine, it's a good idea to work on carefully selecting
the hues you want and isolating them. You could
desaturate the entire image, but it will often make it
dull and less appealing. If you select your problem
colors using the color range tool, you can then make
the adjustments just where you need them and leave
your other colors bright and balanced.



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