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Questions tagged [filter]

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

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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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Generate bump map filter popup missing in photoshop?

Generate bump map filter popup missing in photoshop? I used to be able to click generate bump map from the filter section, and a popup would appear telling me the blur and detail etc. and I can ...
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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 ...
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How to create lookup color table image from .atn

How can I create an image lookup table (LUT) using an .atn file? I wish to create a custom Lookup filter using GPUImage similar to the AmatorkaFilter A photo filter based on a Photoshop action by ...
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Can I apply an SVG filter to change the look of all elements visually below it?

I am creating an SVG file with multiple layers (using group nodes for each layer). Can I create a group node with a filter and modify the appearance of all other nodes visually below it? I am trying ...
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How is this red/blue effect created?

How do I achieve this effect in colours. I've seen similar effect on Halsey cover art as well. Proficient in CC so hopefully it shouldn't be too hard, just thought I'd ask here first.
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set camera raw filter as an adjustment layer - photoshop

Is it possible to apply the camera raw filter (filters > camera raw filter) in a PSD as an adjustment layer rather than a 'set once' filter ?
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How would one create a high contrast, grainy look in Photoshop?

I was wondering if any kind souls out there might help me with recreating something similar to the effects on the images below: I've already noted the interlace-like overlay. But I wonder how one ...
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Use Photoshop alpha channel as input to filter value

We all know (or at least I hope we do) that in Photoshop, alpha channels are very powerful tools for creating a variety of complex effects by interpreting the greyscale value as a value from 0-255, ...
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Filtering out color

I have a WWII letter my father wrote that was censured with what looks like a green pen making circular squiggles. Will Photoshop be able to filter out the green and leave the blue writing underneath ...
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Why does photoshop take so long to render an image with a filter applied?

I don't really have an issue with this but am genuinely interested in what the answer might be... Say I go into photoshop and have an image, go to Filter then Filter Gallery. Clicking through the ...
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How to resample an image with lanczos-3 filter using imagemagick?

I'm not a pro in imagemagick. I have read documentation, but it has no use if you could not understand clearly how it works. I read in the wikipedia about lanczos filter and would like to try it for ...
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What is the proper name for this filter?

What is the proper name for this filter for photos that appeared in the opener of Netflix's Narcos? Any tips on how to recreate this filter either in an app or Photoshop. http://www.artofthetitle.com/...
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Grey out filter photo [duplicate]

I am looking for to 'grey out' my image entirely - the main purpose is to be able to have high detailed picture and still allow me to read clearly written contents at the top of the image. The grey ...
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How to create my own filter in photoshop?

I need to be able to do very specific stuff like : -inside the selection, select pixels that have a color saturation above a treshold X, -then replace those pixels with the average pixel that have a ...
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Can someone give me a starting point on how I can get this effect on my logo?

I'm fairly new at design and I'm currently working on a logo. I want get a certain type of effect. I included a picture of the effect and the logo. I've been trying different effects and filters in ...
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GIMP: Can I see other layers while playing with the iWarp filter

It's useful to have the IWarp filter, interactively smooshing parts of a layer around. But often I need to see the layers underneath it while I'm doing that, so I can check that my distortions look ...
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Using imaging software to turn images into colouring-in activities

I am trying to prepare colouring-in pictures as children's activities. I have seen this question and attempted using this kind of technique. It works well for touching up existing line art, but isn't ...
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How to achieve this mosaic effect?

Which filter should I use to achieve this effect? I have applied the dry brush effect on my watercolor-like image. But cannot get the smooth edges like the one above.
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GIMP: How is this filter called?

I recently used this filter .. but I forgot its name, can you help me finding it out please? Here the screenshot of it: I mean the filter of the yellow and brown layer, how is it called? I can't ...