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What is the best way to create partially extracted photos?

This is from a magazine but I was just wondering how this effect is done please see pink arrows showing areas of image that extends beyond where the background has been cropped. So its kind of like ...
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Photoshop doesn't open files [on hold]

I have a client using PS CS4 on Windows 7 32-bit, files don't open, no error message, nothing happens. Rebooting doesn't help. All drivers seem to be in order. Create new file-> nothing happens. ...
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How can I make Photoshop CS6 ignore the retina display of my macbook? [on hold]

I use a Macbook Pro with retina display. I have Adobe Photoshop CS6, and back in the day, it did not have full support for the retina display. The consequence was that if you were working on a ...
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How to get this effect in photoshop or any other program? [on hold]

I'm photo-shooting rings & jewelry & I'd like to know how to get the exact effect that turns a photo of a ring into the one attached, using Photoshop or any other program. The less the steps ...
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How can I extract cursor coordinate in Adobe Photoshop for use in Action script?

What I want to do in Photoshop (version CC, but I think this applies to any version) is label a point using count tool under my mouse's current position, and label it multiple times (for different ...
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Profile to use for JPG used on TV screens

At my job we have internal TV screens, with content airing throughout the entire company. This is a fairly new way of internal communications marketing. My group does several projects per month where ...
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How to make a fast loaded PDF file in Photoshop?

I'm making my resume in Photoshop CC. The design style I've used is totally flat, so no shadows, and no other effect. Before saving it, I put the background in transparent to make less space to the ...
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Batch replace in sequence Smart Object

For three days I have looked for a solution to my problem. I have knowledge with actions, but I can not get Photoshop to understand that I want to replace the images in sequence that are within ...
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Would Refine Edge be the right way to remove this hair?

I need to remove the the face and hair from this man and place it onto another body. It's easy enough but I'm having trouble with the bottom half and all the strands against the red and white scarf. I ...
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Photoshop filter menu is greyed out

Why is part of the menu greyed out? I need to access the blur gallery. The image is a .jpg. The mode is 8 Bits/Channel and RGB Color. I'm on Mac OS X Yosemite running Photoshop Creative Cloud ...
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How do I add an image into existing photo shop file? [on hold]

I added a layer to my existing photoshop file, but need to add an arrow that points users to a form field to submit their info. and need to know how to add the image.
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I have a straight logo and I need to arch it [on hold]

I have a logo and I need to put it on an arch. I have no clue how to bend this logo into kind of a half circle in photoshop. Any advise is helpful. Thank you. Best, a
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How do I print in multicolor from Adobe Pagemaker 7?

I'm working on a 4-page newsletter for my college, and the only publishing software I'm good with is Adobe Pagemaker. I've completed 2 pages already, and they look real good. But the problem I knew ...
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Hello, how do i know which certificate is better between ICDL M9(image editing) and ACA(Adobe Certified Associate) for my CV? [on hold]

I am looking for a job in multidisciplinary design agencies. I am planning to get a graphic program related certificate and i have found out that ACA(Adobe Certified Associate) and ICDL M9 are the ...
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How to change ( invert ) color on a high quality photo of a product?

There is a black leather with a yellow thread and my client wants me to change it to a medium gray leather with black thread ? I ve tried many ways but the naturals shadows on the leather where is it ...
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How can I create a batch action/macro to show lots of different typefaces to a client"?

I have prepared a logo for a client and for the typeface I want to just change the type and show him a prepared version of maybe 50 different typefaces that can go alongside the logo? (Alternatively, ...
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How can I create an animation from stills in photoshop without importing to layers? [duplicate]

Assuming there is a folder containing 200+ sequentially named jpeg files, would there be a simple way to import each of these stills into photoshop to create an animation, without the need to manually ...
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Should I read the tutorials or actually do it?

I am an intermediate graphic designer that uses Photoshop, I've created many pieces that I am very proud of and can stare at it all day long. Alright, let's get to the points. Many people that use ...
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Does Photoshop CS6 Lens Correction need to be done before other edits?

If I have a photograph and forgot to do Lens Correction for the lens used to take the photograph, and have subsequently done these operations: Crop Perspective Crop Levels adjustment per 50% gray ...
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Paste text in Photoshop without losing the line breaks

Whenever I copy and paste text (from any source) into Photoshop it all ends up on one line. Then I have to adjust it by hand. Is there a way to preserve the original line breaks? System: Photoshop ...
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How to create/draw this text box shape in Photoshop?

How to make this kind of shape in photoshop? text split in slash and add color. I know its basic stuff but I have no idea. Last time PS used was like 4 years back. Please help.. I am using ...
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Photoshop: Optimally arranging pictures of various sizes&aspects ratios into a new rectangular canvas

I have a bunch of images (about 15 of them) of various sizes and aspect ratios, which all need to be fitted into a large new blank image, in a sort of mosaic fashion. Since the images' sizes & ...
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Photoshop/ Illustrator Printing help? [duplicate]

I need to print a name board that's over 282' x 95' and i've come across a few issues; 1) Illustrator doesn't allow you to go beyond 227 inches 2) Photoshop allows this but im a little concerned ...
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Scripting In photoshop and Illustrator

I'm a graphic designer, but I have never been into coding, now I want to learn Scripting for adobe programs like photoshop and illustrator, What would be a good place for a non developer to start ...
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Photoshop CS6 white around transparent image [on hold]

When I save for web or save my PSD in general to make it a PNG, when I upload it to my computer desktop background or into movvie maker, it has a white background around it. Screenshots: Before ...
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Analyzing photos for scientific research [on hold]

I am a lab assistant at Norther Arizona University's Ecosystem Science research lab with the task of analyzing thousands of images in photoshop. The goal is to calculate the amount of plant matter ...
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How do I please use a given resolution to design under Photoshop? [on hold]

I have never done an app interface design before. I got this freelance work where I have to design the visual interface for an app working under Windows. My client says his ultimate device would be ...
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How to create a solid color background for a brush drawing?

Imagine I draw something with the brush tool in Photoshop CS5. I want to save the drawing as .png, but I want it to have a solid color background (white, for example) like here: But creating ...
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How to find out true dimesion, dpi of picture inside a powerpoint slide without it original JPEG file?

I have a big problem here is how to find out the true quality of picture inside a powerpoint slide and I dont have it original image in JPEG form. Please help me to solve this problem because my ...
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Is it possible to do basic math in Photoshop fields? [closed]

Say I'm using the transform tool and I want to move an item 78px down. Ideally I'd like to just go to the Y field and edit the current value with a "+78". So as an example if the existing value was ...
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Tool to draw line and mark distance (in pixel) between layers [duplicate]

I need to draw lines between all the layer of on .pxm/.psd file. Is there any plugin or a way to achieve this in Photoshop or Pixelmator. What I am doing now is checking size of and position of each ...
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Saving PSD to PNG with layer transparencies loses layer effects

I've got a PSD of a shirt mockup that has several effect layers for highlights and shadows, and then layers for shirt colors. What I'm trying to do is use this in a web based editor where I can ...
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Adobe photoshop CC 3d rendering issue

I'm having an issue where when I render a 3d image the final image is way off from what I intended. I was wanting to go for a lighting noir look but the final render removes all my lighting ...
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Saving all visible content over and over with ascending names in Photoshop

I make animation in photoshop by drawing a layer by layer,so my problem is that I want to ,by pressing a single button run an action, that would save the whole visible thing,the last layer and the ...
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How can i reproduce this striated effect using Photoshop or Illustrator? [closed]

I need to design a custom background-image for one of my projects, and I came accross this image on a random website : Now, this is kinda what I need, except that I want the background to be ...
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Is there a way in photoshop to convert k values to alpha values?

Basically, I would like to make it so that the lighter a pixel is (the more white it has) the more transparent it becomes. Black pixels would be opaque, white pixels would be transparent. I currently ...
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Re-create a molecular / bubbles effect

I'm looking to re-create a specific effect – one I made before I think using a filter, but can't remember how I did it (see attached image) – have tried them all to no avail. The speckles have a ...
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How to set guides at exact positions / coordinates in Photoshop?

I am very new to Photoshop. I have created a 300px by 230px image. I'm trying to place 5 vertical guidelines at 0px, 57.5px, 115px, 172.5px, 230px. I've placed the whole numbers manually by pulling ...
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Photoshop to illustrator drag and drop [closed]

I'm working with a hand calligraphy piece which I've cleaned up in photoshop - removed specs etc and used magic wand to delete the background. When I try and then drag and drop this into illustrator ...
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Looking for Windows 95/98 Error Message Vector/PSD [closed]

I'm designing an graphic for a retro-internet blog theme. I'm Looking for a Win 98 UI Vector file or something similar to this preferable in eps/ai format for illustrator. I do have a PSD but the ...
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What benefits are there to workflows using Images at 32-bits per channel?

To be clear, I'm referring to images that have a color depth of 32-bits per channel. Has anyone ever used images this large in a workflow – other than as RAW files directly from a camera? If so, why ...
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Things to consider when creating realistic highlights and dark reflections on metallic surfaces

I want to re-create this white (metallic) looking skin. I've seen some tutorials in a magazine on this. If I remember it correctly, the first step is to adjust the curve to a "W" shape. I don't ...
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What size pixels do I use for an 8.5x11 document for print? [duplicate]

I'm a graphic designer out of the loop for years. I want to get back in and focus on print. I need guidance. If working in photoshop, what's the best canvas size, pixels and resolution for an 8.5x11 ...
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Old PSD saving as PDF only shows outline of product [closed]

I am helping put together a catalog for a local company. They gave me psd images shot by a photographer years ago. The creative director needs pdf files to work from after I adjust some colors on ...
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Fill a grid cells based on a picture [duplicate]

Excuse me for the title I know it's not so descriptive so I describe my point with a sample image: I want to fill that white/gary grid with a third color(red e.g) based on the transparent brain ...
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How to remove all color from selected text (resulting in transparent text) perfectly?

I want an image with some text, such that the background color of the image is white, while the text should transparent. The twist here is that the font I am using does not satisfy my needs, and I ...
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Photoshop 3D Cube Rounded Corners

I have a cube that I created in Photoshop CS6 using the 3D tools. However, I want the corners on the cube to be rounded, similar to those on dice. How can I accomplish this? Here is an example of ...
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How do I select both a shape and its stroke in Photoshop CS5?

I'm trying to follow a grid pattern tutorial online that uses a stroked shape for the pattern, but every time I Ctrl+click the shape to select it the stroke does not get selected with the shape and ...
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Images gets blurry when downscaled in a mockup

I am just starting with dribbble and this 800px resolution thing is getting over my layouts. When i am placing my design in iphone mockups and after re-sizing it, the edges and fonts gets blurry. ...
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Match eraser settings to brush settings

I'm painting with a brush in Photoshop, and I want to use the same brush as the eraser. What's the quickest way to get identical settings for the brush and the eraser tool?