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Questions which involve matching 2 colors together or finding a color code or RGB value.

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In GIMP, how do I match the lighting or colours in one image to another image of exactly the same scene but which is darker?

I have these two images - the same shot - but one is slightly darker than the other: How do I match the lighting/colours in the image below so it matches the lighter image above in GIMP?
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Recolor artwork (Illustrator): Colors don't match up

I'm currently working in Illustrator (CMYK, Fogra39) and the colors on my artwork are nice and deep, but when I want to recolor them via "recolor artwork", the colors displayed are a lot ...
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How to pick a different color but with the same perceived luminosity (not by eye)?

Suppose I have a certain shade of violet, like #6727AE. How do I quickly find a different hue (say, greenish) but with the same perceived luminosity (or "weight")? The goal is to have 2 ...
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Color inconsistent when exporting to PDF from InDesign

Whenever I export these tables from InDesign to a PFD file, shaded rows appear as different colors, even though they are exactly matching in the original file. Is there are way to fix this? Color ...
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Need help to accurately measure acrylic paint color into RGB

I collect anime cels and I want to measures all the color on the cels and store them as RGB data. I have tried scanning them with my calibrated Epson V600 scanner, the calibration was done using a 288-...
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Matching 'fake' in Photoshop - lighting on overlay

This started as just a bit of a joke when my partner this morning accidentally said, "Shall we watch Boris Gump tonight?" When I'd stopped laughing I stole ermm… borrowed some imagery from ...
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How to replace a VERY specific color (HEX code) for another one in Photoshop?

I'm working in doing a map for a 2D game. The image is saved to PNG and loaded by the game. However, the game detects true black (HEX #000000) as background, and makes it transparent in-game. Since I'...
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Can RGB screen color exist in real physical world?

For example the bright royal blue color; R0 G10 B220, HEX: #000ae1. I know this color cannot be printed nor painted. But can this blue color exist in the real world other than on a digital screen? For ...
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Will digital printing be able to match RGB better than offset printing?

I have a client who insist on using a lapis lazuli ( Royal Blue ) color because its part of their brand name. The rgb value is about R20, G30, B225. Can this be printed? Will digital printing be able ...
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Match projected RGB to printed CMYK

We produce projected slides (RGB) and printed posters (CMYK) that sometimes appear adjacent to each other. We find that the same graphics looks very different in the two mediums. How can we adjust the ...
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Should a Hex value match its RGB value in a Brand Guideline document?

Our organisation is using a brand guidelines document (produced externally) where the hex values and the RGB values of corresponding colors do not match. Both RGB values and hex values use the same ...
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How do I make a set of images exactly the same hue/darkness as a sample image?

I have two textures of the same section of straight road - one darker and yellower, but a low resolution, and the other is the correct resolution but much too light. I need to be able to exactly ...
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RGB/CMYK/HEX to Pantone Reference for Print and Solid Chip

I'm originally industrial designer. Recently I have been designing a whole new branding for a start-up I'm working with, and obviously there is a lot I need to figure out still. Everything was going ...
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Photoshop mapping colors

I have a colored image with gradients that got color-distorted. By distorted, I mean that the colors have been shifted (not in a linear way) but in a global way, not locally. I know exactly which ...
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CMYK value for #BA00FF? [duplicate]

A friend handed me a logo file with an RGB color of #BA00FF. I'm having trouble finding an exact CMYK match for the bright purple color. Any help appreciated.
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Match skin tone in a black and white photo

How can I match skin tone colors in a black and white photo, using Photoshop? I am trying to learn how to turn a photo into a digital painting with this process. I used desaturation on a colored ...
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HSL instead of HSB in Photoshop CC 2015

I'm a front end developer and I'm having issues with Photoshop. I have the HSB value in the Color Picker but I can't use it, because I need ligthness instead of brightness for CSS purposes. That's a ...
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How to match a photo background with a hex color

I have this photo that I want to fade/color to match my hex color #007ac0, without cutting it out. How would I go about that? The color on the left just for reference. I want the beige to more or less ...
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Matching a Digital Image's Color to a Scan

I am attempting to clean up some very high resolution scans of pictures, however, while the scans do not have terrible colors, they are off from the originals. I have very low resolution digital ...
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matching color tones and lights of 2 images with photoshop

I'll use cartoon or cartoon-like images in my site. In my some articles I'll have more than 1 images that is related to the content. After finding the suitable images I want these images to match by ...
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Quickly correct mismatched tone or color between stitched and merged layers in PS?

Imagine you have a panorama photo, stitched together from multiple pics, and it's already been merged into one JPEG. Each pic had a slightly different brightness/color/tone. So you can see obvious ...
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Problem matching colors

The background color of my website is a light gray. I have a stock image with a white background that I would like to blend with my background. So I picked a small rectangle of the background and ...
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What would be equivalent blue colour for this red/orange one?

I'm struggling to find a matching blue colour for this red one I've got: #cf3a1b By 'matching' I mean similar feel, in terms of brightness, contrast, lighting etc... I'm new to graphic design so I don'...
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Is there a way to extract the pantone colors from a scanned image?

I have this scanned image from a magazine that I have scanned myself, from this image I want to obtain certain colors, and I want them to be from a Pantone pallet, is there a way to do this? To be ...
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