Lifestyle Crop Automation

Understanding the ins and outs of lifestyle crops

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Written by Ramon
Updated over a week ago

What is Lifestyle Crops?

Lifestyle Crops is a dedicated feature aimed at optimizing lifestyle photos without altering their backgrounds. Using advanced AI algorithms, it ensures the object of focus - typically a product - is precisely aligned and sized, similar to the automated alignments available in flat lay settings.

When to Use Lifestyle Crops?

Suitable For:

  • E-commerce listings that want to preserve the ambiance while focusing on the product

  • Social media posts that aim to highlight a product within a lifestyle context

  • Interior design portfolios where the focus is on furniture or decor within a space

  • Food bloggers looking to emphasize the plated dish within a dining environment

  • Content creators needing to showcase products in various lifestyle settings

  • Advertising campaigns that require uniform imagery across different platforms

How to Configure Lifestyle Crops?

Step-by-Step Guide

Before diving into the nitty-gritty of Lifestyle Crops, do yourself a favor and check out our Getting Started Guide. Trust us, it'll make the journey ahead a smooth ride!

Step 1: Choose Lifestyle Crops Automation

Navigate to the "Lifestyle Crops" option tailored for precise product alignment within lifestyle photos.

Step 2: Set Your Alignment Preferences

Use the alignment and margin settings to specify how the product should be positioned within the frame.

Confirm Your Settings and Proceed: Once satisfied, click "Next" to move to the next step of the process.

Step 3: Output Size

Choose Output Size: Select your preferred custom output sizes. You can add multiple output sizes for convenience.

Learn more about outputs.

Step 4: Upload & Start Crop

Click "Next" to proceed and start uploading your images.

  1. Review and Start Cropping: Review the configuration on the left and once the files are uploaded, click "Start Crop" to kick off the automation

  2. Wait for Cropping to Complete: Allow the system to complete the crops. This may take a minute or two depending on the number of files.

    Note: The initial startup time for our AI models is typically 30s-1min independent of number of images. So 1 or 10 images may take similar time.

Learn more about how to upload your images.

Step 5: Download Your Crops

Once cropping is done, click "Download all" to obtain all your headshot extracts.

Learn more about downloads.

Edit you Lifestyle Image

Don't like the result, don't worry, we got you covered. Now edit your Lifestyle images in case you don't like the AI generated crops.

You want to do manual cropping incase:

  • AI is not able to detect the subject or the detection is not correct.

  • You want to include or exclude some area from the generate crop.

How to Use the New Edit feature:

  • Hover the generated crop which you want to edit and click on the "Edit Cropped Area" icon. View the screenshot below for reference.

  • In the cropping tool, drag the top red rectangle and place it on the desired area.

  • OR select the background image, pan or stretch the image to desired level.

  • Click on the Save button, once you have placed the red rectangle on the desired area.

Tips and Tricks 🌟

  • Want Closer Cropping?: If the output still contains undesired background, adjust your alignment settings and try again on a few sample images.

  • Reuse Configurations: You can easily duplicate the settings for a future project. This feature saves you time by avoiding the need to redo your configurations.

  • Experiment with Different Products: Don’t hesitate to try this automation on a variety of lifestyle photos to get the most out of its capabilities.

Still Facing Issues?

If you're not achieving the desired results, don't worry. Reach out to us through the in-app chat icon. Our AI experts are available to assist you in real-time and will guide you through the process. They will guide you through the process to ensure a successful outcome, helping you complete your tasks without any obstacles.

Not Your Crop of Tea? 🌱

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