Questions tagged [background-removal]

Questions about making the opaque backgrond of an image transparent.

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Strange bug with PNG layers

I edited some pictures to make emojis out of them, removed their background and saved with the original background hidden in the layers. I've done this in the past with no issues, but this time I'm ...
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How to remove background from Complex in Photoshop

I have tried to remove the background from the image below but it just disfigures the image. I have used adjustments->Replace color, Hue and saturation layer, magnetic lasso and manually erasing ...
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What would be the workflow for performing the same steps for multiple images in photoshop?

I am expecting a job where I have to perform the same steps for many similar images, i.e. removing the background form the subject (sushi items), crop the image to the size of the subject, then resize ...
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Different image depending on background color

I'm trying to replicate this answer in gimp 2.10, but the results are very different. Right in the first step the result deviates. Subtracting the two images in gimp 2.10: And in gimp 2.8: In gimp ...
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How do I change the background of a bitmap from white to grey in Inkscape (or other open source photo editor)

Here is a nice picture of a 4-d hypercube "sliced" into 3d and then projected onto the 2d plane. Unfortunately its background is white and I'd like to use it on a 10% grey background: How can ...
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Remove median background from stack in Photoshop

I have seen many examples of using the median of a stack in Photoshop to remove variable foreground elements like tourists in vacation photos. (https://photoshoptrainingchannel.com/remove-tourists-...
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Extracting a net-like object with many holes

I was wondering if there's a good way to extract an object that's net-like with many holes. For instance, a supermarket trolley: Quick Selection and Magic Wand in Photoshop can select the outer ...
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How can I remove the white under base?

How can I remove the white under base from an object when opened in photoshop? I want to use this image for print and do not want a background to appear on the printed garment.
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Is there an easy way to cut out white background in Illustrator?

I have to process 120 images, I already did it with fireworks but the quality is depressingly low, I see that Illustrator only lets me cut the white background with the Pen tool, it doesn't have Magic ...
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GIMP - edit mask layer to adjust visible region

What I want to do as following: use remove.bg tool to remove image (bg.jpg) background, I got a png file (bg_remove.png) with background removed (not perfect). use gimp to scale bg_remove.png to the ...
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How can I change all the white pixel into transparent using photoshop? [duplicate]

.I want to change all the white pixels into transparent so that I can choose the background of my choice. I may decide to use a black background, so multiply doesn't work.
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Photoshop - Extract fine text from image; extrapolate background behind text

I'll note outright that I'm new to Photoshop and that this may be a bigger question than I realize, but I appreciate any guidance. I've taken a scan of a water-damaged dust jacket for a book which I ...
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Removing background and put object in 255 white background

I want to create an Amazon listing and I'm trying to get a white background behind my object. I bought some softboxes and white backdrop and acrylic white platform and got this shot: But I realized ...
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Any efficient way to remove all the white from this image? [closed]

What is the efficient way to remove white background keeping all texture and pattern intact as the original?
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Remove background of a single contiguous color

I have a PNG image which has two figures, bounded by black lines, against a purely white background. My figures have also some white "pixels" (dots, points) inside, not contiguous with background "...
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Inkscape - How do I remove the black background in a jpg file of scanned dice?

I have scanned a bunch of dice on a flatbed scanner. I covered the dice so the background would get as black as I could. (which means it is not uniformly completely black black) Now I have loaded ...
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Batch background removal on non-uniform images

The issue I'm having is the following: I have an archive of about 700,000 tif images that were originally microfilms. They are all black and white and are basically paper with information on it. I'm ...
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How can I (using Gimp) accurately remove a red background from an image?

I've been designing some custom backgrounds for a game recently, although I have little to no skill with photo editing. I've usually only used MS paint, but this particular project required tools that ...
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Use empty background image as reference for product cut out

I'm a long time user of Photoshop. Every time I want to cut out a subject I use the Pen tool and I do it manually. But now, I'm guessing if there isn't a faster way of doing by giving Photoshop a ...
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Where to get images for commercial use? [closed]

I need some product's image to edit on Photoshop for commercial use. I don't have a camera so I need images from some source. So can any one help me on this matter?
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Remove black background of a shape with blurred edges

I am trying to change the background colour of the image https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0728c/ from black to white with gimp. To do this I'm following the suggestion from this answer: https://...
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photoshop cc 2019 saving image without background as png

tried this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NDRFPZ01eE I set up my settings like this: When ever i want to save my image as png i keep getting a white background even though i didn't utitlize the ...
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How to remove background from multiple small objects

I have multiple photos where I need to replace the background and shadows with pure white but I'm finding it rather tedious and difficult to do with the amount of small ares and objects that I need to ...
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How to convert a black-on-white EPS to black-on-transparent in Illustrator

I have been supplied with a logo in .eps format, but it has a white background. I cannot get Illustrator to knock the background out and make the logo black on transparent. I've tried the magic wand ...
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Removing colored background behind woman's hair [duplicate]

I am using Photoshop CC attempting to remove the background from a woman's hair. I've tried the background eraser tool and select mask but neither have worked. I've included the photo as an attachment....
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Removing all colour from a file, making it a vector

just had a question about removing all background from an image traced file. If ever someone sends through an image which has words (like the one attached) or if it's got closed off sections, the ...
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GIMP How to make existing gif background transparent

I have the following gif, how to make the grey background transparent if not white?
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Remove graph/grid background from a ECG-like readout in inkscape/ImageJ

I have this graph below, which shows a readout for an experiment on a graph background like this; I would like to remove this graph background, leaving just the black line, so that it is formatted ...
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Remove Background Keeping Shadow

I have a shadow on a solid coloured background. I know that the colour of the shadow is black (#000000), and I know exactly what the background colour is. How can I remove the colored background and ...
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Magic Wand Tool on a Traced Image in Ai

I have brought in an image in ai and image traced it to make it a vector. Right now I'm trying to select specific color to blend the image better. The problem is I can't select anything on the image, ...
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Is there a way to make the background of an image transparent?

Like explained here: Making the background of an image transparent in Gimp But via CLI! I'm using Gimp on Ubuntu, and I would like to do this on a bunch of images.. Even if it doesn't do a perfect ...
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How do you cut out an enclosed section of background from a picture in illustrator?

I was wondering if anyone can help me with this issue? I am trying to remove all the background from my picture using illustrator. I have already used a clipping mask to remove the surrounding ...
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Photoshop: how to print logo without a gray background

I've tried a lot of different things already: inversed it, added a layer mask, trimmed the transparent pixels and deleted the background. It still prints with a gray background to my image. What can I ...
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How can I edit this specific .eps file into a transparent image on photoshop?

I'm kinda new with Photoshop so please bear with me. I found this .eps file on freepik that I want to use for personal use. I opened the .eps file on Illustrator and everything looked fine there, ...
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How to adjust the background to the object

I want to adjust the green background, so it fits to the object in the front. When I try path->difference the two, it gives me the wrong result I'm using Inkscape.
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GIMP Make background transparent

My questions Should I capture the product in a completely black background then use my method to make background transparent in GIMP? I know the product color is also white so how do I make it ...
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Making a tif transparent

I have a logo that is blue on a white background. I want to bring it into Illustrator and make the white background transparent. How do I do this?
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Extract similarities between bunch of image to remove stains on gimp or imagemagick

I didn't find clear answer on that: I have some dots and stains on my lens. It's not so visible on some pictures but when I take shot at sky or something bright, the image is spoiled by stain and ...
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Remove Background in Inkscape

I have two versions of a black and white image and would like to remove the background in both. I used Trace Bitmap in Inkscape with the settings below - the white background was no problem, but in ...
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How to remove backgrond using a photo with only the background? (GIMP/others)

I'm trying to remove the background from a photo with a subject, but I would prefer not need to use this kind of techniques to select the background. Some magic-fu would select the shape since it's ...
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How to completely erase background of pen and ink drawing leaving only the lines

Using GIMP I'm trying to cut out all white background from a picture of a pen and ink drawing in order put it on a colored T shirt, like a silk screen. Thanks for your help!
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Removing Background [closed]

How would i delete the black background without harming darth vader in this image
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How to remove white background from multiple images?

So I received approximately 70 or so images from a customer and apparently they were all scanned. They are 4x6 prints but each one has a white background the size of a paper. How can I get rid of them ...
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how to remove background in illustrator [duplicate]

I have a logo on a cream background that I need to delete the cream from so I can make it match the documentit will go on. In photoshop I would just use the magic wand tool, but I need to know how to ...
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Removing background and cut out and sharpen handwritten text

I'm scanning some old text my grandma wrote in a book. I need to remove the background and just keep the handwriting on a white background. I've tried the Magic Wand, but that way a lot of spaces in ...
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What's the term for an image that's been traced and made transparent?

What's the name of an image (TIFF) that's been traced, isolated from its background and saved with a transparent background? Layered? Traced?
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How to extract an object from its background (no layers, paths, etc.)

Apologies all for the intrusion by a complete novice. I have a simple .jpg image, see below. All I want is the instrument itself, without the black background. Essentially, the instrument, as an ...
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How do I remove the white background and keep the shadows with a transparent background?

How do I remove the white background and keep the shadows with a transparent background?
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How to remove background form bulk images easily? [duplicate]

I have about 7000 images per day to remove background. How can i do it easily using action or something like that? Does anyone know any easy way? I'm looking for macros or something like that ...
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How to blend in a portrait with lots of loose hair on a dark background?

I have an image of a child I isolated. When I choose a dark or non-bright background for her picture, her hair is not looking good: a halo of white remains around it. on white background: How can I ...