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revised What do you call this distorted text effect and how can I reproduce it?
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answered What do you call this distorted text effect and how can I reproduce it?
Oct
9
comment Making changes to a page that I own, but was made by someone else
@ZachSaucier - That's not entirely true. The design and content can have separate copyright and notification requirements; removing the designer''s notification may mean that you are no longer entitled to use the rest of the design (it becomes an unauthorized derivative work). It depends on the agreement you have with the designer — did you actually purchase the moral rights in the design, or are you just licensing it (as you might with a general-purpose template)?
Oct
6
comment Should there be “seams” at the edge of the “tiles” when I fill using an image as a pattern in Gimp?
I don't know much about the Gimp, but that is the expected behaviour if your selection tool is anti-aliased. There's normally a checkbox to turn that off.
Oct
6
comment How do I hide guides in Photoshop?
I believe it was the entirely unnecessary "I won't even say to read the manual..." at the beginning of the second paragraph. I think we all realize that RTFM really only works if you already know the arcanities and where things are most likely to be categorized (or, more properly, hidden), and searching the doco results in 8700 entries, the first 7300 of which will usually be irrelevant.
Oct
4
comment Comparing numbers of vastly differing scales
Have you taken a look at the way Randall Monroe handles it for his xkcd infographics? Take the radiation dosage chart for instance.
Oct
3
comment Fine Jewelry Editing
Domes (and tents/boxes) encourage too much flatness, resulting in meh images at best; you're almost always better off with discreet diffusers and well-placed black and white cards. Domes are great for catalogue-type drop-and-pop shoots (too many items, not enough time, low price per image), but they're rarely a good idea for high-end shots unless you're just using a very large one to eliminate uncontrolled reflections and doing most of the lighting inside the dome.
Oct
3
comment Fine Jewelry Editing
I'm going to point you to a YouTube video by Marios Karampalis for some of the technique, but the key, you'll find, is that shiny metal won't look like shiny metal unless there are really dark darks (you know, like actual black), really bright highlights (nearly blown-out white), and smooth gradients in the intermediate areas.
Sep
30
comment gray photos differ between pc and offset printing
The calibration thing is a good call, but in photography, "X% grey" refers to reflectivity, not to black percentage. "86% grey" would fall at the top of Zone VIII (white with substantial detail). The difference in terminology between the photography and press environments may have a lot to do with it, especially if a photographer is speccing 86% to a printer.
Sep
26
comment which type of font use in this image text?
Oh, come on. How much effort did you put into this? Palatino isn't exactly an exotic font.
Sep
25
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Sep
25
answered How was the effect of this Gotham ad achieved?
Sep
24
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Sep
24
comment How to make Background of Image Invisible?
You can also just drag the lock icon to the trash, which will save you the duplicate/delete steps.
Sep
17
comment How can I remove the background reflection from this photo, are there any online tools?
It's a simple matter of tedious painting-in of what should have been there in an ideal photograph, which is why this sort of thing is usually handled in-camera (or, rather, at capture time) rather than in post-processing. Product photography is mostly about managing reflections.
Sep
17
answered Can I print large photo on canvas (72''x20''), but also have high resolution (300dpi) and all that in rather small file size?
Sep
16
answered What is the line resolution in the pond in A. Dürer's St Eustace engraving?
Sep
16
comment What is the line resolution in the pond in A. Dürer's St Eustace engraving?
Please note that the question is asking about engraving, not etching. There's no "intaglio is intaglio" setting in the language, and the paper has nothing to do with it.
Sep
15
answered What is this black and white graphical style called?