Clipping path ( or detoure or Clipping Pfad services in Photoshop are professional offerings provided by companies for extracting objects or people from still imagery, and typically includes other photo editing and manipulation services. Addressees of such services are primarily photography and graphic design studios, advertising agencies, web designers, as well as lithographers and printing companies. Clipping path service companies commonly reside in developing countries such as Vietnam , Thailand, etc which can provide their services at comparatively low cost to developed countries, fostering outsourcing of such activities.