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Although the question was asked about Adobe Photoshop, the behavior is due to the lossy JPEG format and would be similar with any image editor. Cropping a JPEG can make it less compressible, especially when the x and y offsets of the cropped area are odd numbers. This causes a re-subsampling of the color channels that can make the cropped image more complex ...


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The nature of the PDF can carry a lot of weight. There's no real solid guide to what exact repercussions may be without knowing the original application which generated the PDF and the setting (job options) used when creating the PDF itself. 1 Repercussions of opening a PDF which was not created by Photoshop in Photoshop: All art is rasterized. You ...


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Color Dodge is a built-in "filter" (Blend Mode). See below: Select the layer you wish to apply the effect to in your Layers Panel and click on the circled drop-down menu: Choose Color Dodge Adobe explains color dodge on their site as: Color Dodge Looks at the color information in each channel and brightens the base color to reflect the blend ...


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Illustrators page model is much closer to PDF. In fact PDF started out as a replacement/successor for Postscript and illustrator was and still is a postscript engine of sorts (it is now a PDF engine). This is a bit over optimistic tough. While illustrator can read a PDF file fine and can interpret most PDF features graphics wise to vector. There is a few ...


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As indicated, it is always preferable to open the pdf in illustrator due it will keep the vectorial data of the pdf (of course, if there is in it). If you open the pdf in photoshop the file will be rasterized into an image, losing all the data. I think you'll have more chances for modifications within illustrator. Anyway, editing an exported pdf will be ...


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Once you open the file in photoshop the raw data is processed and can't be undone. While editing in Adobe CameraRAW you´ll have all the sensor data to work with and all adjusts are registered into a separated xml file with same name. You can send that file enclosed to the original raw file or save it as .dng file (within CameraRaw interface) with that xml ...


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They actually added this feature in the newest installment of Photoshop CC (14.2). You can see more info: See linked smart objects I am aware of this feature but have not yet used it for anything. Still you should be using indesign. Note,you probably need to script this anyway as you have many legacy files that need updating. PS: Its amazing how long it ...


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Usually the printer will have guidelines about picture resolution (for bitmap images like photographs), and you should double check with whoever is producing the final product. Typically, I've see requirements of 150 dpi on raster images. When I design large-scale items, I will work on a 1/10 scale mockup (to keep my file sizes reasonable) and after client ...


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I don't know that it's possible with just the Fill tool, but there are a couple ways to do this. You could instead use the Magic Wand tool to make a selection then use Select > Modify > Expand... to add your "stroke", then fill it with Edit > Fill... Another way you already said it yourself...it's just a stroke, so you could just add a stroke to the layer. ...


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When you select the Move Tool V key you will see in the option bar a check box auto-select and a drop down list next to it. Check the box, and put layer in the drop down list. Know, whenever you click on an element that was not locked, it is selected in your layers panel.


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The reason your text is not sharp is because you have converted it from the original text (vector based graphic) into a picture (raster based image). The first thing you can try is to open your Photoshop image into Illustrator and select Object > Image Trace > Make Expand the result and your text is converted into a vector format. If this doesn't produce ...


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I would start by taking your pictures with a white background that would be easily removed (and won't get distorted when you warp the photo). Than take the photo into photoshop and extract the person from the background and use the Filter->Liquify tool to shape their faces however you'd like.


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This could also be illustrated with a vector editor like AI or a raster editor like PS, like Rafael mentioned. It is quite similar to a "low poly" illustration, which are quite trendy nowadays. This link has a tutorial on how to create a low poly portrait that can give you an idea of the method. It is quite time intensive and not for the faint of heart, but ...


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You should really be using Illustrator for this if you plan to send it to the printer because your files will be huge but you didnt mention if this was for web or print. I would suggest making them vector if you can that way if you ever need to use them again but in a different size you can resize without loosing any quality. Since that wasnt your ...


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Not really, RAW is not a image format but a designation for a family of formats that contain (most of the time) the sensor data of your image. The raw data is thus not an image yet. The process of turning the data into a viewable image is not very likely to be easily reversible. The data does not consist of pixels, ergo no 1:1 mapping. This is not to say it ...


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Decided to expand my comment into an answer. You can do that manually: Select the linked SO and duplicate it to a new document. Replace the contents like you normally would. Duplicate it back to the original document. Delete the original layer if you want that You can almost make this as Action, but off the top of my head, I couldn't figure out how ...


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I cannot tell you why it is behaving in such a way, But i may be able to give you an alternate that might help you go around this particular problem. you can select the whole document using CTRL+A and then (having the layer you want to center to the document selected) Use the align options that appear above the taskbar when the move tool is selected. you ...


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In the Layers palette, click the right mouse button on the Smart Object and from the context menu choose "New Smart Object Via Copy".


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This is an overly simplistic view of PDF and its capabilities. PDF is NOT an image file; it is possible that its sole contents is images, but that would be a special case. That said, Photoshop not a PDF editor; it can be used as a helper for raster images. When it comes to last second modifications, the products by Enfocus or Callas Software are the tools ...


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Follow these steps: Organize your Photoshop file. Name your layers meaningfully so you won't have to figure out what they contain. Avoid duplicate names, particularly for layers of different types. Unlock any locked layers, including your "Background" layer if your file contains one. Otherwise, some layers won't work correctly in After Effects. Convert ...



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