Studioaufnahmen vor freigestelltem Hintergrund

21:04 Apr 6, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
German term or phrase: Studioaufnahmen vor freigestelltem Hintergrund
Instructions for photographers regarding an advertising brochure.

CONTEXT:
"Der übrige Folderaufbau bleibt im bewährten Stil aufrecht. Anstatt der Produktabbildungen auf der Rennstrecke werden wieder Studioaufnahmen vor freigestelltem Hintergrund verwendet. "

I can find lots of references to the word "freigestellt" but cannot be sure what is meant in English in this context. I wondered if it meant free-standing, but I now don't think so...?

Any experts out there?
Thanks!
Beth
Beth Jones
Austria
Local time: 11:34


Summary of answers provided
4masked images
JM Simon (X)
4background of choice
gangels
4(with a background) of the client's choosing
Sandy A Pirie
3crop out / cut out
MMUlr


Discussion entries: 2





  

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Studioaufnahmen vor **freigestelltem** Hintergrund
(with a background) of the client's choosing


Explanation:
'freigestellt' can also mean '(dem Kunden) freigestellt'; in other words it's up to the customer to choose the background.

Sandy A Pirie
Local time: 10:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Gee, I wish there was still the option to add a comment (where did that go?).

I should have stated that I already considered this option. The manufacturer is putting these brochures together and so there is no "client" as such. If anything the *photographer* can choose the background. Thing is, this phrase is used as a compositional description on the photographer's websites. E.g. "bei freigestelltem, durchleuchtetem Hintergrund..." etc. (see http://vivisimo.com/search?query=freigestelltem+Hintergrund&v%3Asources=Web)

So I'm NOT really declining your answer -- I too, think it's at least in part what is meant. But there is a "Fachausdruck" nuance to it too.

I hope this makes sense and I hope this is accepted by the site as a Comment/Clarification.

Mea culpa! And thanks.
BJ
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Comment: Gee, I wish there was still the option to add a comment (where did that go?).

I should have stated that I already considered this option. The manufacturer is putting these brochures together and so there is no "client" as such. If anything the *photographer* can choose the background. Thing is, this phrase is used as a compositional description on the photographer's websites. E.g. "bei freigestelltem, durchleuchtetem Hintergrund..." etc. (see http://vivisimo.com/search?query=freigestelltem+Hintergrund&v%3Asources=Web)

So I'm NOT really declining your answer -- I too, think it's at least in part what is meant. But there is a "Fachausdruck" nuance to it too.

I hope this makes sense and I hope this is accepted by the site as a Comment/Clarification.

Mea culpa! And thanks.
BJ

2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
background of choice


Explanation:
would be the proper wording, but Sandi got the right idea, so you might as well give him the points

gangels
Local time: 03:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 16
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Thanks for the link to MediaLine (!), because it helped put me on the track I was looking for:
Freistellen n (Freistellung f)
***Alleinstellung***1., 2.
Alleinstellung f (advertising)
***1. (Position) island position, solus position
A preferred position of an advertisement in a newwspaper or a magazine being completelv surrounded by either editorial matter or margin.
2. (Vorgang) island positioning, solus positioning
3. (radio/television) isolation
mehr
(Link: http://en.mimi.hu/marketingweb/island_position.html)

To make a long story short, I know this client and how they portray their product (motorcycles) and I was looking for an add'l nuance that said "standing alone" = "island-positioned studio shots in front of the background of choice"

So thanks to you I've got all bases covered now! Thanks again for all your insights and trouble.
BJ
PS see also:
http://vivisimo.com/search?query=island+position%2C+solus+position%2Bphotography&v%3Aproject=vivisimo-com&v%3Asources=Web
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Comment: Thanks for the link to MediaLine (!), because it helped put me on the track I was looking for:
Freistellen n (Freistellung f)
***Alleinstellung***1., 2.
Alleinstellung f (advertising)
***1. (Position) island position, solus position
A preferred position of an advertisement in a newwspaper or a magazine being completelv surrounded by either editorial matter or margin.
2. (Vorgang) island positioning, solus positioning
3. (radio/television) isolation
mehr
(Link: http://en.mimi.hu/marketingweb/island_position.html)

To make a long story short, I know this client and how they portray their product (motorcycles) and I was looking for an add'l nuance that said "standing alone" = "island-positioned studio shots in front of the background of choice"

So thanks to you I've got all bases covered now! Thanks again for all your insights and trouble.
BJ
PS see also:
http://vivisimo.com/search?query=island+position%2C+solus+position%2Bphotography&v%3Aproject=vivisimo-com&v%3Asources=Web

15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
crop out / cut out


Explanation:
Freistellung is a technical term in graphical arts / Pphotography. Quite recently there was a similar Kudoz question:
http://www.proz.com/kudoz/860816
(here another suggestion was graded useful by the asker, but IMO still the crop-out or cut-out phrase is used in this context).

And pls. check google hits:
http://www.google.de/search?hl=de&q=crop out photograph&meta...


MMUlr
Germany
Local time: 11:34
Native speaker of: German
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masked images


Explanation:
This is when you isolate the main image so that you have a "clear" background layer (and can therefore put it in front of any background you choose.)

i.e. "masked studio shots"


    Reference: http://www.maskedflowerimages.com/licenceagreement.html#mask...
JM Simon (X)
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