It’s so easy for stolen images to make their way around the internet. so, as a business owner, photographer, company of product design and development must need watermark for their legal business to protect their photos from illegal use in internet. If you have an online portfolio- website, anyone can right click & download any images you put up there, and there’s no guarantee that they’ll credit you when they decide to post again or repurpose that image.

If you’re considering watermarking your photos, it’s important to first understand what you hope to accomplish by watermarking ordain if it really is your best option. If you do choose to water-mark, it’s need to design a watermark that good for your brand and supports your work, without distracting from it.

WHY USE A WATERMARK?

Professional Branding:

Every kinds of professional brand or company must have watermark and they use it for their brand product and brand photos. Like if someone have a company of food product and produce new product day by day but thery don’t use any watermark in their photos when they use it in online then this produced photos will stolen and use it anyone . Or something like photography brand don’t use watermark in their photos then anyone can use it for without permission. So if you want to make professional branding then every kinds of company must need a watermark for protect their photos.

Legal Protection:

Watermarks, while they may deter people from illegally using your photos, can be easily removed with the use of a simple tool, or a smart crop.

Nowadays internet have smart robot to make copyright use strike.so if someone use other company watermark photo then robot remove it from google or social media automatically.if you have branding watermark then your message is clear and the watermark can’t be removed with a simple crop.

HOW TO ADD A WATERMARK IN ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

How to Add a Text Watermark in Photoshop:

if you choose to make a text watermark, create a new text layer and label it “Watermark”. Then, enter your text. When you’re finished, use the toolbar to adjust the font, size, and opacity of the text, and place it where you want it on the image. To save this watermark for use on future images, save it as its own file with a transparent background.

How to Add A Graphic Watermark in Photoshop:

To add a graphic watermark to an image in photoshop, you must first have a jpg watermark with a transparent background. If your watermark still has its background layer, deselect the visibility of the background layer by clicking the eye icon on the layer block. This will make the background of your watermark disappear and leave your logo on a transparent background. Save the watermark as a PNG/jpg. Once you have your watermark with a transparent background, you can use that watermark on any photo in Adobe Photoshop.

To watermark an image in Photoshop, you must first select the image you want to watermark. Then, take your watermark file and drag it and drop it over your image. You can select the watermark and move it around, change its size, and orientation on the image. You can also use the “Opacity” tool in the right hand panel in Photoshop to adjust the transparency of your watermark to make it more or less obvious on the image.

How to Invert the Color of a Watermark:

If you have a light image and a light watermark, you may have trouble making the watermark stand out from the background image. If that’s the case, you can make a quick adjustment to the watermark to invert the color and make it visible.

Select the watermark layer and right click on it. Duplicate the layer, and then right click again to select “Rasterize Layer”. Change the watermark’s opacity to 100%. Invert the color of your watermark. To invert the color, use the following command:

MAC – Command +I

PC – Control + I

Once the watermark is inverted and visible, you can move it, adjust it, and change its opacity to make it more or less obvious on the image.

HOW TO ADD A WATERMARK IN LIGHTROOM

If you want to create a simple watermark design to add to your image, you can do so using only Adobe Lightroom.

To create a simple text watermark on Adobe Lightroom, simply open Lightroom and select the image you want to watermark. Then, click on the “Lightroom” tab in the top navigation, and select, “Edit Watermarks”. In this window, type the text of your watermark in the text box below your image. Most photographers type only their business name.

To add a copywrite (©) symbol to your watermark, use the following command:

MAC – Option + G

PC – ALT+0+1+6+9

anchor point for the watermark to tell Lightroom to always align the watermark in the center, top, or a corner of the image.

How to Apply A Graphic Watermark in Lightroom:

In the Lightroom tab on the top navigation, select “Edit Watermark”. In the top right hand corner of the window, select “Graphic”, then choose your watermark file. By selecting your graphic watermark in this window, you are giving yourself access to use it on any image in Adobe Lightroom.

When your graphic is uploaded, you can adjust your watermark options in the right hand column of the image. For watermarks that are meant to be intrusive to discourage illegal use, deselect the “Proportion” option, and experiment with the “Fit” and “Fill” options instead to place your watermark over a large portion of the image.

Conclusion

While watermarking is a controversial topic, and one that we don’t typically encourage, we do believe that if you decide that watermarking is right for you, you should have the tools to know how to watermark in the most efficient way possible in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. We hope that our guide above will help you understand your options for watermarking and get you started on the right foot.

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