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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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What tool can I use to share a custom profile picture frame? [closed]

I'm working on an awareness campaign at work and we've had the idea to roll out custom profile picture frames for our internal social network, similar to the ones on Facebook. We used to have a chat-...
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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 - Increase filter resolution/quality

Inkscape example document: https://sky-walker.net/temp/test/hand1.svg e.g. stained glass filter: (zoomed in) zoomed in more: I want to export it to a png but it shows the low-res artifacts like in ...
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Why has somebody clearly applied some kind of digital filter on this WW2-era photo of London?

I found this photo a while ago while reading a Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LondonBombedWWII_full.jpg Direct link to full photo: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/...
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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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How to normalize the colors of a set of arbitrary images into a consistent, instagram-like filtered look

I have a thousand images let's say, of all different types, basically like what you would find on Wikipedia. They are all JPGs though. Some of them have a solid light or dark background with a figure ...
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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 ...
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Erode-like filter from Gimp in Photoshop

I'm seeing a guy on YouTube making a heightmap for sand dunes, using Gimp and Photoshop. In Gimp > Filter > Generic he has this tool called "Erode" Which accomplishes the following I played around ...
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How can I mimic a used magazine cover (crease, earmark, cracks) with Gimp? [closed]

I have made a fan magazine cover with Gimp (Sunken novels): I would like to imitate creases, cracks, earmarks, tears (maybe even coffee mug marks) to give it a used, worn-out look. Something like: I ...
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How to disable randomization on stained glass filter in photoshop for videos?

When I apply the stained glass filter to a video in photoshop and render it out it generates a new pattern of cells each frame which leads to flickering. What I want is an effect that has flat ...
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Liquify Filter on Smart Object - Mesh not loading after a while

I'm working in Photoshop CC 2017 and I use the liquify filter on smart objects frequently. Between saves the liquify filter mesh stops working for some reason. I have tried to replace the smart object ...
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Setting the Graduated Filter Color Back to Default

Using Adobe Camera Raw 9.1.1 in CS6. I was playing with the Graduated Filter and set its color field. How do I set it back to no color? I am not able to find any way to have it back to its original ...
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Recreating a grayscale cutout effect on an image

I am trying to recreate this image from a standard photo of the dog, but struggling to get it to look like the edited image. What filters or adjustments might have been used to create this? Original ...
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Photoshop: Lens Correction filter not available

I want to create a vignette effect, but I can't figure out how to open the dialogue box for Lens Correction.
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Filter, Script or Effect for smudge design

Is there a filter, script or effect to create a smudge design like this: Would this be possible to create this effect programmatically or is this not in the scope of Illustrator/Photoshop? How would ...
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Extracting/expanding smart objects with filters in Photoshop?

What I'm trying to do is, I have multiple layers (lineart and color) that I want to liquify at the same time visually. So I converted my layers into a Smart Object. Then, I apply Liquify filters ...
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Which filter did I apply on my picture?

I seldom modify pictures, so I don't use the software very often. Last year, I modified a picture by only applying a GIMP filter on it but I cannot remember which filter I applied at the time nor the ...
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Generating a circular image from planar source

I have been working in Photoshop CS5 with this particular image: What I am trying to do is generate a circle from this, such that the top edge collapses down to a central point and the bottom edge ...
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How can I create a graphic like illustration of an actual design in photoshop? [closed]

Okay, let me elaborate on the use case a little. I have a home based business that creates handcrafted products using cloth. Now I want a catalog of the designs of the cloth materials that I have in ...
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Revert color curve modification having original/modified pair

So, I have this image, which has a filter applied: nothing fancy, it's just a reduction of blue intensity and maybe some temperature raise (I took a screenshot with Twilight enabled on my phone). If I ...
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How to give texture to a Photoshop 3D extrusion

I have a figure on which I applied the 3D extrude filter in Photoshop. Now I'd like to add some colour and texture to this figure (see below). Ideally, I would like my figure to be similar to the ...
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In Gimp how to take the brightest value of each color channel for every pixel?

In Gimp I want to generate a gray scale image of a RGB image defined by this per-pixel formula: value_xy = max(R_xy, G_xy, B_xy). I didn't find a builtin feature so I wonder if there's some generic ...
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What does Photoshop's “High Pass” filter actually do under the hood?

I'm trying to wrap my head around this filter. Like some other filters, I find that I don't understand how it works, both visually and in terms of the algorithm. I'm hoping that by learning the latter,...
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Photoshop - Camera Raw filter distorts color

I am really new to PS, I am trying to improve myself from books and by watching tutorials. I am using CC 2017 and every time I try to use a Camera raw filter, my pictures are looking strange in Camera ...
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How to match these two styles / how to get this grainy texture?

We got some Graphics done by a professional. Now I'd like to modify them and add some objects. He used a "special effect" maybe a filter, or is just done with a brush? What would be the easiest way to ...
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GIMP: custom filters out of other filter sequences?

For example, I'd like to create an "old TV" filter via an automated process of creating a new overlay layer, erasing every other row (scan line), merging that to the image layer, then adding a lens ...