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Questions about the process of manipulating images to achieve a desired result. Ask anything about image editing. For specific questions about photo manipulation use the tag [photo-editing].

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Printing a set of service manual images on A3 - source is 120DPI JPG's

I wish to print some images that I have somewhat manually gone through to remove whitespace, and they aren't looking as good as I think they could be. What steps should I take to get them looking as ...
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How would you manually create a mosaic like this? [closed]

I am looking to create something like this image. My idea would be to -extract the edges (something like Oil Paint - Glowing Edges - Threshold) -place images of appropriate color and brightness to ...
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Blurred, embedded raster image after importing PDF in Inkscape

I imported a figure from PDF (generated from Latex) into Inkscape as SVG for final editing. It contains a raster image, which for some reason is completely blurred and I cannot figure out why. Any ...
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Cannot change aspect ratio of embedded raster image after PDF import

I imported a figure from PDF (generated from Latex) into Inkscape as SVG for final editing. After import the raster-image does not fit the axis anymore. This would not be an issue, but for some ...
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Instagram profile image is blurred [duplicate]

When I upload this 110x110px image with 100px resolution it seams blurry. Have any idea what's happening? Do you think it's the color?
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Smoothen the gradient after filling by content-aware

May I know how to make the gradient color looks more natural after filling by the content-awareness on the left? I tried to use a Stamp tool, but it does not work as expected. :(
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Photoshop - Best way to remove a greenscreen background? [duplicate]

I have about 16 photos of teammates standing in front of a green screen. I have to remove all the green obviously, usually, I do this with the magic wand tool but what is the best/cleanest way to do ...
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Understanding black and white levels

Here's a simple image I took from pixabay, in a video about compositing, (I'm using blender's compositor here, but the general principle should apply), the author said, "in this image, there's more ...
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Is there a software that rezises similar images to overlap

I was working on a graph theory presentation and I have a series of operations on the graphs that I am demonstrating, thus I have very small changes in the graphs, such as 1 node being deleted or ...
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What are Paint Behinds/Revers Object Removals?

I am trying to get a matte painting portfolio together and I am a little confused by some terminology that is expected to be understood in the VFX industry. In this paragraph below I know what ...
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How to get rid of white edges

I've searched for the answer here and online, but to no avail. MSPaint only allows 90 degree increment rotations, so I want to tessellate using Paint.net instead. But when I clone an image, it ...
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What Tools Would You Use to Build Something Like This?

It's my first time posting here so please bear with me! I'm trying to recreate the image below but honestly I'm not even sure where to start. I tried brute forcing it and just overlaying squares on ...
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How to simulate weather conditions over a group of images

I'm working on a machine vision project and work with a sequence of recorded stock images to test my algorithms with. They are city images that were recorded in relatively good weather conditions. Now ...
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Q: Gimp vs Photoshop

I have been using Photoshop since the beginning of time. Other than the infamous Paintshop Pro, it is the only image editor I have used. I am about to embark on an adventure of trying out GIMP as a ...
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What size should portfolio thumbnails be? (Wordpress)

I'm doing my portfolio (graphic design) on Wordpress and I was wondering if you know what the dimensions (in inches or pixels) that I should use for the image of the thumbnail for my portfolio. Is ...
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How do I purposely corrupt a good line art drawing so it looks like this image in photoshop?

Please check below for the difference. One of them is pixelated and sharp and the other one is smooth and clear. I want to purposely corrupt the good image so the style looks like the bad image. What ...
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How can I make the hard color transitions in this image less extreme while still keeping the image quality?

So I have this image. In the image, there are hard changes in color like this. In paint.net, how can I make those transitions less extreme without losing any of the image quality and tileability? I ...
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How do I change the color of a png image in GIMP?

I have a png image that I'm using with GIMP that is only one color. I would like to change this color to a different color. Is there an easy way of doing this?
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Can't edit a PDF in ai CS6

I converted a .tiff image into a .pdf. I then opened that pdf in illustrator. I tried opening using File>open, File>place, or just the drag and drop. But none of these allows me to edit the pdf. ...
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Difference between Cropping, Scaling, Resizing & Changing Aspect Ration of an Image?

I am too confused in understanding different terms used with sizing of an image. What is the difference between: Cropping an image Resizing an image Scaling an image Changing Aspect-ratio of an image ...
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Made a mistake, can I still remove the background of my image in GIMP 2

While removing the background of my image I've selected black by mistake and forgot to click on quick toggle mask so I've selected the whole image with black instead of red. Can I still cut the image ...
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How can I map colors of one (non-uniform) gradient to another?

I'm trying to recolor parts of an image to match another part of the image. As an example, consider this image of an anime character's arm wearing a black glove: I want to remove the glove, i.e. I ...
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Animation: Applying changes to colors in every frame of the sequence

I have this animation of a Skeleton's Walkcycle and I would like to paint his insides purple, but I want this action to be reproduced in the various layers ofthe animation, so I don't have to paint ...
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How to create this shady effect at the bottom of the image? [duplicate]

I am using Sketch or Photoshop. Any tip will help, willing to use any other software but interested in learning this technique so I can apply it to my future projects and use it in any software.
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Image downsampling issue

Hi so I'm trying to resize an image down so I can implement it into a Mailchimp Eblast. Original dimensions of the image are 5160x3840 at 5.3mb, and my desired dimensions are 564x300 (cropping to a ...
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How to edit a ring-shaped image into a straight line?

I am looking for a way to make the image below straight - like in the line. To make it clear - it would be a tattoo template, which will be placed around my upper arm. Is there any solution of this, ...
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Drag and drop png files at 0 , 0 position in Photoshop

I have a folder on my Mac with many png files of the same size. I want to open them on 1 psd file snapping on top of each other, and I want the files left top corner to exactly snap the top left ...
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Overlay to make image look dusty with fragmented text

I might be utilising the wrong terms, for I was unable to find any relevant images on both Pinterest and Google Images. I am looking for an illustration with transparent background and here and there ...
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Editing product images in gimp or other free software [closed]

I am currently paying a Photoshop whizz to edit product photos for me (e.g, a lampshade), replacing the pattern with other patterns and colours, to use on my nursery décor website. I wondered if there ...
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How to apply image to inside of stroke (fill area)?

I would like to know, how can I apply that stickerbomb image to fill the inside of a stroke, but not the stroke. I mean I was trying to apply it in many ways but always it ended up with image on ...
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Unable to edit anything inside a smart object? [closed]

Locked Layer Inside Smart Object I inserted an image into my document as a smart object. However, when I want to go make an edit to it the smart object is locked. I unlock the layer, make my changes,...
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Online Solution for editing (breaking apart) Vector files [closed]

outside of Adobe and Corel Draw is there an online solution for taking a PNG, JPG or SVG file and breaking it apart to change the colors or styles?
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Is there an easy way to see whether an image needs “amount” or “radius” values adjusted, in Photoshop's “Unsharpen Mask”?

I'm touching up photos for analysis, so they need to be as true to the original as possible (including when zoomed), but sharpened (anything from slightly to greatly) to bring out whatever textures, ...
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How to edit a pixel without modifying surrounding pixels

When working on a bitmap image in Photoshop, I often need to make changes to individual pixels, such as using the Paintbrush to change the colour. This would typically involve zooming into the ...
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QR code with custom background [closed]

I'm trying to make a QR code design like this one that I found on the web, but I have no clue on how to make it, and the code seems to be scan-able as well. (it's not just a fake code)
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Increasing spaces in image between written text

I have several images similar to the one shown below. Each image is of the same width. What I want to do is to increase the space between the answer posibilities (A-E) for example by 40 pixels (and ...
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Remove graph/grid background from a ECG-like readout in inkscape/ImageJ

I have this graph below, which shows a readout for an experiment on a graph background like this; I would like to remove this graph background, leaving just the black line, so that it is formatted ...
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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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What Is The Basic Procedure In Gimp? [closed]

Is it sensible to ask for a short statement of the basic operating procedure for GIMP? I am thinking something like this: For existing files: Open the file. Create a copy layer to work with keeping ...
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Applying a limited palette to a photo [duplicate]

How can I apply a limited palette to a photo, while still keeping the value variations within the original image?
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Minimizing Image Quality Loss with Initial Image Size?

I know there are a few questions regarding reducing image size while minimizing image quality, and my question relates to it, but I'm more concern about what the initial image size should be to ...
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How to remove scribbles on a screenshot

Is there any possible way to restore the original screenshot (JPEG) after been scribbled?
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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: how to clean up edges from overlaid image

How can I clean up the edges of the square photo on top of this t-shirt?
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Make sunspot into Christmas tree

I am working on a solar themed Christmas card and for that to work I need a Christmas tree shaped sunspot. I have tried to draw one by hand but I can't make a convincing one. So I was wondering if ...
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Snapseed vs Lightroom Mobile for editing RAW images [closed]

I have a wifi card in my DSLR camera that is able to transfer RAW images to my mobile directly. I'm planning to edit pictures on my mobile if possible. Wanted to know which app is better for the ...
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Create a “retro” effect for an image

I'm looking to create a "retro" effect on some images. I don't know a better name for this style, the main features of it being few colors, flat design, and bold outlines. Some examples: Source ...
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How do I edit photographs to recreate this cutout colour effect?

I want to try and work out how to edit photographs to create the effect seen in the rowing poster below. I have tried messing about in both Photoshop (colour overlays) and Illustrator (live trace) ...
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What software / hardware is necessary to edit SVGs ~40Mb in size with thousands of visual elements?

I need to edit some building plans received from a customer. Namely, removing a large number of extraneous visual elements so that they can be used in a web application. Myself and colleagues have ...
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How to undistort this panorama image in Adobe Photoshop Elements?

I need to fix some panoramic images. The phone and its camera are good quality, so the panoramas are stitched nicely for what I need; the fix required is basically pinching, warping, or distorting ...