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Questions about preset effect in image manipulation such as photo filters in Photoshop or similar visual tools.

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Unexpected result when changing the curves of a b/w image with a multitone SVG filter applied to it

Here is the image with the filter applied, before modifying the curves of the image: And here is the image after modifying the curves (no matter if the image is rasterized or not): There are only 3 ...
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How can I loosely replicate this photoshop effect (formula)

Consider the following image: I am using photopea online, but I think it is the same as photoshop. I attempt using the "Hue/Saturation" Adjustment layer, and when changing the hue property, ...
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can't find pixel effect in photoshop

hi everyone please help! what effect in this pictures that does flat merged round pixels? saw it many times but cant find the way to do it
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What is this filter/post-production called?

This is the thumbnail of a music clip, and I was wondering how to achieve this look on a picture but have no idea what to even look for: It could be just a type of camera and/or photographic film. ...
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Radial (star-like) distortion of a circle in Gimp

I'm new to Graphic Design. I use Gimp and I'm trying to create a blurry flower-like or star-like shape, starting from the circle below. I have a hard time looking up how to do this, because I don't ...
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Adjust an image luminosity or other property to make it work better under the trace contour filter?

I'm sorry for reproducing such a big image. This is a picture of a drawing on a cheap tablet (imitating that scratch paper) taken with a smartphone (which has a bad camera). That was slightly on an ...
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How to achieve this filter/action shown that will give the my pictures a cinematic/lively feel in Adobe Photoshop?

The attached pictures below show two sample of the filter/effect that I want to achieve in Adobe Photoshop. Is this done through a Photoshop action or there is a particular set of steps that will lead ...
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Make a sprite 'destruction' effect in GIMP

I need to apply a destruction effect to my game sprites when they are damaged so that they seem they are getting more destroyed. I'm using GIMP for editing and designing, I tried before adding an HSV ...
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In GIMP, how can I identify and match the saturation of an image

I have various album covers which are low resolution, but the colours come out really pretty. I have higher resolution images of the same covers, but the colours are very different, much duller and ...
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Any way to get back Gimp 2.8's separate "sharpen" and "unsharp mask" filters in Gimp 2.10?

Gimp 2.10 has unified the sharpen and unsharp mask filters that were two separate filters in earlier versions (both located in the Filters > Enhance submenu). I can imagine that from an "...
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How can I make a raster layer show in a custom pixel pattern (bricks), where each pixel (brick) is one colour? (see picture)

In this picture, you can see that each brick has chosen a colour based on the most prominent colour value of the picture. I'm interested in painting a picture on a brick wall, but having the bricks ...
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remove structured, 'honey-comb'-like noise from histology picture

What functionality would I be looking at to remove the noise like below (from a histology image) within photoshop? I had hoped I would get around any complex neural filters to remove noise based on ...
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Blobs in SVG only using filters

I want to generate "pseudo-random" organic looking blobs in SVG (without JavaScript). I was wondering if this could be done solely in SVG, using filters (like feTurbulence and ...
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Old Android EDGE filter [closed]

[update: sorry guys i couldn't explain. but i somehow managed it. in adobe lightroom, detail tab, when sliding 'masking' in sharpening section i hold'alt' button in keyboard and took screenshot.and ...
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Photoshop - Merge all layers into a smart object or flattened layer to apply final Camera Raw filter

In some tutorial videos where they composite the scene using various images, effects, shading etc.(in separate layers). And at the end, they would try to apply Camera Raw Filter. But they would do it ...
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How to increase the maximum scale of the Photoshop filter (glass filter)

I applied Glass Filter (from PS "Filter Gallery") to a layer. But because I am working on a 4000x4000px document, I need a bigger scale than 200% which is the maximum I can set. How to ...
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Lost my Pixelize settings in Gimp?

I'm on Windows 10, and just an hour ago, I did a Filters/Blur/Pixelize... on a PNG image succesfully; at that time, I did get this dialog for the Pixelize filter options - taken from https://docs.gimp....
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Apply filter only on clipped bitmap in Inkscape

I would like to apply a filter in Inkscape only on the clipped part of an object. I want to apply a filter only on part of a bitmap (shown here as a white square). Typically, I use Set Clip to select ...
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How to remake the "brush" efftect used on this LOTR-Poster?

I am trying to remake a poster for a friends (nickname Frodo) wedding. I am close to finish, but I don't know how to give the resulat (it was more a less a simple face swap) the same brush-touch as ...
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A filter to map lightness to hue of a pixel

Is there a filter to map the lightness of source pixels to the hue value of a pixel? I'm looking for some sort of effect similar to the "Colorama effect" in After Effects?
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Weird filter results in Inkscape [duplicate]

I have some weird filter results with Inkscape. I am using Windows 10 and Inkscape Version 0.92. When I apply Filter > Bevel > Combined Lightening filter the following result is being rendered: ...
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Inkscape filters are not rendering correctly

I'm running Inkscape 0.92.4 on Ubuntu Linux 19.10. My graphics driver is from NVidia. I'm given to believe that Inkscape's filters should work and render fairly similarly to how filters work in GIMP. ...
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Photoshop - how to generate those noisy pixels

How can I generate those noisy pixels in Photoshop or Adobe Fireworks / Illustrator? I have tried it with Photoshop Noise Filter+ Mezzotint, but it doesn't look as good as it should. Maybe anyone ...
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How can I "apply" a filter permanently without rasterizing?

I used a filter (color > grayscale) to modify the color scheme of my vector graphic. Now when I export to pdf, Inkscape either (a) rasterizes the filter, so that I no longer have a vector graphic, or (...
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How do I achieve the effect in these photos with photoshop? [duplicate]

They did an awesome job of blending their website colors to the photos. I'm trying to figure out how to do the same.
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Why is "colorize" not working on fully opaque parts in Krita?

I'm trying to colorize a layer with the HSV/HSL Adjustment filter shown below: However, I noticed that the colorization would likely work only on fully opaque parts. I tried to colorize a tree, but ...
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GIMP not exporting personal channel

I have created an image with a parchment-like effect. I achieved that creating a personal channel and applying to it the filter Render > Noise > Solid noise. I then painted on different layers ...
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How can I apply the exact same filter to multiple photos like this account?

I have multiple photos and I want to be consistent in their appearance like the attached photo. I am new and haven't been able to figure it out yet.
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Inkscape: how to apply filter to a sphere, not the square

I would like to apply a filter just to the sphere (see picture), however when I click the filter, it seems to apply to the square surrounding the circle as well. I have no idea why. Is there a way to ...
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Image Manipulation Software That Is Extendable With Custom Filters

Is there any raster graphics editor which can do the standard things, like rasterizing fonts, drawing shapes, working with layers, etc. but is also easy to extend with custom 'filters' (i.e. ...
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Many years ago I made this image, but can't replicate

When I was a kid I used to screw around in Photoshop for fun, making desktop backgrounds for my PSP. I made one, which I've never, ever been able to replicate. It's a very long shot, but I was ...
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Applying same filter to multiple layers (not Photoshop)

Applying same filter to multiple layers is possible in Photoshop but for us non-Photoshop users, is there any other option available ? Gimp has a GAP plugin, but Gimp doesn't work on my Windows10-...
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How to blur part of an image in inkscape [closed]

I want to use filters in part of an image opened in inkscape. I could use filters in the whole image by clicking on the image in selecting the filter. But I can not figure out how to apply a filter ...
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Altering between filtered and original version of a photo and making a gif of it

I want to make a gif of a photo by altering the exposure. I'm actually trying to do a smooth transition to ''lights off'' then coming back to original version. Also I want to save this as a gif. With ...
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How to create an effect like in the below picture?

I would like to know what kind of effect/filter applied in the below image (from an online shopping website) to look in this way. I'm a newbie to photo editing. Your help is greatly appreciated. ...
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Filter to preview result of laser-engraving of photo

I often engrave different photos as souvenirs on the laser cutter. I use LaserCut Pro 5.3 with the Tools > Half Bmitmap (sic) to convert a JPEG to a black-and-white bitmap. Photos close to black-...
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Smart Filter on Smart Object only on Selection Photoshop

If my layer is rasterized and I select something (say with the marquees ellipse), the filters apply only to that selection - moreover - they apply centered on the selection. For example, using the ...
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Is there a filter to 'reverse Emboss'?

I'm starting from a photograph of a relief, lit from above, something like https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UnfinishedStele-NefertitiPouringWineIntoAkhenatensCup.png I want to extract the ...
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Affinity Photo/ Gimp - Photoshop Liquify filter alternative

What's the alternative for Photoshop "Liquify" (Shift+Ctrl+X) filter in Affinity Photo, or Gimp?
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Photoshop Oil Paint Filter grayed out (Geforce GTX 1070)

The oil paint filter is not available on my system (grayed out) even though I have a powerful graphic card, the newest Nvidia drivers and walked through all the available troubleshooting steps. ...
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SVG: Can I make an outer glow with a gradient?

I've seen a million tutorials to make outer glow effects using some combination of feGaussianBlur, feFlood and dilating either SourceGraphic or SourceAlpha. They work pretty well but aren't exactly ...
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How to limit value range in Photoshop or any program?

I am looking to check/enforce that an image is within a certain value range. For a simple example, "does not include #000000 - #111111 hex colors". I am flexible whether this is just a test on an ...
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Reacreating Instagram "New York" filter

I've been looking on how to recreate the "New York" filter that's for Instagram stories. An example of the effect that I'm after is here. I want to create a filter that looks like this one, or ...
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Why is my inverted black layer coming out grey instead of white, when using CMYK colourspace?

I have an RGB vector file with lots of layers, one of which is a bitmap containing a mixture of pure black pixels and 100% transparent pixels. This layer has a live invert filter, which changes the ...
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How to make this cartoon look? Photoshop filters

Ok, basically I have 3d renders that I need to make look like concept art, like simple colored vectors that have CLEAN, hard edges like https://dribbble.com/shots/3232637-Hip-hop-dude I dont want to ...
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How to colour white bit of a half tone filter effect

I created a half tone over an image using the filter effect. I want to change the white in the half tone to a creamy brown/white colour. How do I do this? Thanks!
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Recreate water texture in Gimp

I found this simple tutorial on how to make a water texture. I quite like the look of the texture for the theme of the game I'm working on, but I can't figure out how to recreate it. I don't have the ...
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How to apply a Butterworth/Gaussian filter in GIMP after converting to Frequency Domain?

I'm trying to use a Butterworth or Gaussian filter to combine two images in GIMP after using a Fourier plugin to convert the image to the Frequency Domain. Frequency domain filtering: http://fourier....
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Can I improve this logo design with any effects or filters?

I've been asked to design a logo for a heritage trust. The logo must have a medieval cross as its centrepiece. However, whilst I'm a photographer with negligible graphic design experience I gave it a ...
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How to create a smooth 3D effect on text?

In Inkscape, I used to be able to apply the combined lighting filter over text for a great smooth, 3d lighting effect on text but am not able to with updated version. How do I create this effect on ...