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How can I edit an image so it doesn't come up on google images search [duplicate]

I am building an online game that works with images. The user has to guess who's in the altered image that the website displays. So far so good just that if the user does a google search for the image ...
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How is this gold 3D effect created?

So, we've probably all seen the images that showcase the font. I came across one (see attached) and I've been looking to create this effect for a long time but didn't find anything. Here's the ...
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Using Mask to trace transparent space inside Text

I have a text which has transparent space in it. I wanted to trace that space in order to use it as a clipping mask for an image. I selected the space using magic wand. I some how did something and ...
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Photoshop adding background layer to my cut and paste

When I cut and paste part of an image to a new file I am getting a back ground layer that is slightly larger than the size of the image. How do I prevent Photoshop adding a background layer or at ...
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How to make ascending text is CS5 PS?

I want to be able to get a ascending/descending size ( 3D ) effect with CS5 Photoshop text. Like this. I've tried make each letter a different size and edit -> transform -> scale and am very ...
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Grayscale, washed out effect for web page footer

I am trying to duplicate this portrait mosaic -- inspiration courtesy of Mozilla's homepage -- for a company intranet footer. I'm a Photoshop neophyte (more adept with Illustrator) and don't know how ...
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Image Discolouration when printed in Microsoft Word

I have an image which was created in Adobe Photoshop and is being inserted into a Word Document. The document contains a rectangle with a coloured fill which the image sits on top of. The same RGB ...
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Image resolution [duplicate]

I'm designing a backdrop for size 16 feet X 8 feet. And I want to add some space and satellite photos. how to select suitable resolution photos and if not available how to convert to high resolution. ...
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avoid popup when batch resizing

I am running a batch action on a folder , now i have a action recorded. When i have my "override actions save as commands" unchecked (whiich is what i want) , see screenshot below : SAVE DIALOG I ...
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What are those things in text design? [closed]

What are those things? What are they for? How do I enable them?
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Align a photoshop layer top with another layers bottom

I thought this would be an easy google but I can't find it anywhere. Lets say I have 2 layers, A and B. They are both rectangles. I want them stacked on top of each other with 0 pixels in between ...
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Placing a logo on a hot air balloon (Photoshop)

I want to use Photoshop CC to place a logo on a photo of a hot air balloon and make it look realistic. I've tried a displacement map but the logo came out oddly distorted, as follows. I've tried ...
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Photoshop CC (OS x) not cropping tight to edges

Photoshop CC isn't cropping tight to edges of images in my canvas. When using the marquee tool and selecting an area, then going to Image > Crop, there is still canvas remaining outside of the ...
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Photoshop: How to crop multiple selection and save into separated images

Take a look on this image: My question is how to crop multiple selections at once into images (each square of comic strip). I want to select each frame of the comic and export them as individual ...
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Photoshop anti-aliasing screen prob

I have a problem with the smoothness of images/objects when I open them on Photoshop. Here is a picture that will explain it - the same picture, but in photoshop the quality of the details is bad:
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Uniting two shapes of different colors in Photoshop

I'm not very good at photoshop but I wanted to know how do you unite two shapes (circles) that have different colors? When I unite my two shapes the second shape takes on the color of the first ...
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batch resizing for image with different aspect ratio to be of same dimensions

My question is about batch resizing, now i followed this tutorial HERE . Now i had some some images in a folder which were of dimensions of 5000+ pixels , i need these images for the web , so the ...
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copy layers from one Photoshop document to another with changable size

Is there a way to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another so that we can change the size of image in new Photoshop document.
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Automatically warp objects to irregular shape

I have a photo of a blank exhibition stand and I wanted to add some content to it to show how it might look. The stand is curved and the photograph is taken at an angle. I hoped I might be able to: ...
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Reduce KB size only [duplicate]

How do I reduce the KB size (only) of a photo once I have the photo as the size I want it? I have looked everywhere and can not find the answer
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How do I open a document at the maximum full screen size, instead of less than full screen? [migrated]

I noticed when I open any document (psd/jpeg/etc.) it opens at around 70% of maximum view size, instead of 'full screen' (CMD+0). How do I open images at full screen by default? I checked ...
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Why does Photoshop want to save JPEG as quality '10' out of 12?

I'm currently editing a bunch of images (JPEGs) and Photoshop keeps wanting to save them as 10/12 instead of 12/12. Why does it constantly want to save it as 10/12 instead of 12/12? Is there an ...
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How to make rectangular photo of a book?

I try to make this photo rectangular. Borders of the page and vertical and horizontal lines should be linear. Ratio can be corrected later. http://hpics.li/d6d43bc Photoshop Puppet Warp couldn't ...
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Generating a random “city lights from space” pattern

I'm working on an alien planet design in Photoshop, and I'm wondering if there are any brushes or techniques for easily creating that "city lights from space" effect? I'm hoping to create a randomized ...
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Efficient way to create picture grid

Suppose you're a photographer who works in Photoshop and Lightroom, and who wants to create a borderless "contact sheet", a grid of different photos with pixel-perfect alignment of the edges of each ...
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Centering Text in script in photoshop

How can you center text in a script? I have tried to get it's bounds, use PARAGRAPHTEXT and use the width and height but nothing works well. I've also tried to make the text centered using ...
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How to beautify images without decreasing sharpness?

a few weeks ago my girlfriend shot about 300 pictures of an event (personal collection) and asked me to improve colors and such with Photoshop. When I returned all the photos she told me many pictures ...
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Any good stock photo agencies? [duplicate]

I'm interested to know what websites are other graphic designers using to get nice stock photos vectors and why? Would be helpful to know where the best photos and subscriptions are at the moment.
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Create a custom text shadow [closed]

I have some plain text and I was curious as to how to create a custom text shadow behind it. I have another set of text I would like to use as the shadow but I'm not sure what to do as in angling it ...
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Script to assign a Pantone color to a channel in photoshop

I have a Pantone color, say "PANTONE 3135 C", and I would like to assign it to a channel in Photoshop (CC 2015, with ExtendScript 4.5.5, Toolikt CC 4.0.0.1) using JavaScript/ExtendScript. To do this ...
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Create svg with selectable text

I am new to designing. I have photoshop and illustrator with me. I need to create an svg where I can be able to select the text inside it. As shown in this example where the text is selectable. ...
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Preserve hard edges not working in photoshop?

I want to rotate/warp/resize images but keep all pixels the same color, I don't want softedges (no antialiasing). I started off with a red square, and rotated it, and it looks like this in the side: ...
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How can I export an animated GIF in Photoshop?

When I create a .gif file in Photoshop, it works and animates. However, when I export it to a desktop it saves separate frames as GIFs. How do I bundle it so I can save it as one animated loop file in ...
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CMYK Color Separation for offset printing

Hello I would like to ask how to do CMYK color separation for offset printing? Is it the same for screen printing i.e. spot colors? What would be the optimal DPI, Frequency and angles? My mom sent ...
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Photoshop add metallic shine to .png file turned 3D

I'm new to photoshop and working on creating a 3D text based logo. The logo is in a png file and I have already adjusted the 3D to how I want. I want to give it a metallic shine though. I looked ...
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resize of image width but not height and quality will be remain

how can i resize line image width but height will be same and quality will be remain as it seen through Photoshop is it possible
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Can't save my Photoshop work as a .png anymore [closed]

Recently I made an Windows update on my computer, but since the update I can't save my projects as a .png anymore. This is a major problem for me, because I'm building up the website for our company ...
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Auto Crop Photoshop Quick Export

In Photoshop CC, you can right click on a layer, and in the context menu, there will be an option, "Quick Export as PNG". This will make a PNG out of the current layer, but it has an issue: The new ...
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What is the best way to remove the clouds from the background?

I'm trying to remove the clouds from the picture as cleanly as possible while keeping the wires still visible. What I'm aiming for is the structure with the sky cut out. I'd rather not make a path ...
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Is there a way to merge layers with the same name inside a photoshop document?

I have a bunch of psd files with exact same layer stack in each. They contain different information, but the layer position in the stack, naming, blending modes are exactly the same in everyone of ...
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Why are my printed colors duller than expected?

Basically, I've designed a booklet on Photoshop CC. It's an informational booklet so it's quite vibrant with lots of colours and pictures in it. I've finished it and exported all the files into PDF ...
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Photoshop Feathering is far too pixelated

I've had a big problem with a recent picture that I want to cut certain parts out of in Photoshop to edit, but annoyingly the feathering from the polygonal lasso tool is extremely pixelated and I have ...
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How do I acheive this effect in photoshop?

I beleive that this Image is edited version. I want to know how I can acheive this effect in Photoshop CS6? Any ready made effect action? Thanks
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How can I stop Outlook from screwing up images inserted into an HTML email? [closed]

(using: Windows 8.1 [running at 125% DPI], Outlook 2013, Exchange 2007 ) Hi I have a problem getting my graphic designs which I am creating on Outlook emails to come out correctly if I have changed ...
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Invert text layer used as clipping mask? (Photoshop)

I have three layers; a canvas b/w background, a text layer, and an image (bottom to top). I set the text as a clipping mask for the image, so you get the background, the text, and the image can be ...
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What is a good workflow for Presentation Design?

A client wants a presentation design that he can edit and change after, including elements such as: template frame, body copy, lists, calls-to-action, animations, custom vector graphics, mockups - you ...
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Can you re-use layers but in different locations / dimensions?

In website mockups, I design the front page, then duplicate layers constantly for other pages design. Things like the header and footer stay basically the same, so they are copied. Their exact ...
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make an image wider without scaling the actual image

I have an layer that is rectangular, and I want to make it a square without resizing the image itself or any of the other layers. How do I do this?
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How can I achieve this typographic result in Photoshop

I am wonder if this could be achieved in photoshop with a plugin or with what. It seems for me like the text is not only justified. Every single line appears to be scaled in relation with the length ...
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Replicate the Invisible Black Background on Photoshop

There is a technique in photography, called Invisible Black Background. You can find details about it in this blog post Dramatic Portraits with the Invisible Black Background An example image is this ...