Overview & Supported Outputs
Ghost mannequin images, or mannequin images in general, can be transformed into 2D Garment assets (see specs) for virtual try-on applications.
Image Quality Specifications
JPG (JPEG) or PNG
Pictofit Studio only recognizes these file types for 2D Garment Fitting
Ideal size is 500 KB or less
Images with large file size tend to affect site performance
1500 to 2500 pixels wide
Images smaller than the recommended baseline will appear blurry or pixelated
Up to 60 MP (megapixel)
Image resolution can be calculated by multiplying the dimensions of the image and dividing the product by 1 million
CMYK color mode is used only for print
The images will not look good on devices if the color profile is not sRGB
Input Image Requirements
FRONTAL: A frontal ghost mannequin image of the garment is what we will use for the 2D Garment fitting
REFERENCE_ADDITIONAL: A reference image showing a model wearing the garment helps us ensure the accuracy of the fitted garment.
What is a ghost mannequin image?
The ghost mannequin is also known as invisible mannequin, 3D mannequin or hollow man.
It is a post-production technique for apparel product photography.
A brief guide of the ghost mannequin technique:
Take a photograph of a garment on a mannequin.
(optional: only if parts are hidden)
Take one ore multiple photos of the parts of the garment that are hidden by the mannequin (e.g. collar backside).
Remove the mannequin of the first image and reconstruct the hidden parts with data of the detail images from the second step with an image editing tool in post-processing.
Find a more detailed guide here.
(Optional) Tech Packs for Size Recommendation & Visualisation
To enable size recommendation & visualisation, we require sizing tables which are usually part of the tech packs of a garment. Since these come in different forms, please send us an example, so we can make sure that we can work with them.
Garment Quality Specifications
Category A | Ideal Product Image + Reference Image
Product images classified as Category A are processed with minimal correction and alteration and guarantee an optimal result.
Garments in Category A have frontal and
Moreover, a product image belongs to this category if the following specifications are fulfilled:
The garment is completely worn by a ghost mannequin representing an actual human body. No part of the garment is captured flat or deflated.
The pose of the ghost mannequin is straight (A pose) and symmetrical from left to right.
All parts of the garment are visible. Parts may touch but they should not overlap.
The garment has a high contrast to the background and is captured in optimal lighting, showing a sharp and distinct outline/edge.
All backsides are visible (e.g. collar).
Accessories are not fitted to the avatar but are still processed (background removal) as part of the whole outfit.
Category B | Extra effort but guaranteed ideal result
Product images classified as Category B do not fulfill the specifications listed in Category A.
Garments considered as Category B have a
FRONTALimage and a
Garments under this category need retouching to correct issues of the garments as specified below:
Partial Overlapping Parts
Reasons for this can be:
Reasons for this can be:
Category C | Extra effort and/or un-guaranteed ideal result
Product images classified as Category C do not fulfill the specifications mentioned in Categories A and B. Furthermore, they may have the following limitations:
The garments need correction but still does not guarantee an optimal result.
REFERENCE_IMAGEimage is provided and the accuracy of the fit cannot be guaranteed.
Issues in this category include the following:
The following product images cannot be processed:
The models in the image depict the following:
The garment is not frontal in the image
Example 1 (Overlapping)
Example 2 (Disproportional)