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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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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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What filter used in this image [closed]

please help me ...what filter or effect used in this image
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Blur edges of shapes with transparent background

I am trying to have this blurred edges below done on Photoshop. However, when I go to Layer Style> Outer/Inner Glow, it makes a white background under the noise and not transparent. ORIGINAL IMAGE (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Resetting skew/perspective/warp etc. on Smart Object

Is there a way to reset the skew or perspective effect applied to a smart object? Setting the warp setting in free transform from custom to none shows no effect. Otherwise I have to export 50 smart ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Photoshop filter duplication

Im new to the Graphic Design Stack Exchange but I am trying to duplicate the filter used in this picture in photoshop. I was close using Pixelate < Pointalize but it still doesnt work.
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How to achieve this texture of jagged edges

I am doing a project for my tech design class and we have to make spoof ads of already existing ads. What I'm trying to do is create the opposite effect of the refine edge command. I have tried some ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I create woodcut illustration in Illustrator and/or Photoshop?

Are these illustrations done manually by hand or in Illustrator? Is there a easier way to reproduce these kind of illustrations? More examples here.
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Turn image into geometric array of colours

Is there a tool like Poly (iPad app) available for Android or Windows systems? I'd like to turn images into polygones/triangles like shown on the app site.
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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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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 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 ...