Questions tagged [image-editing]

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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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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Imitate a photo realistic rendering of a book cover

I have the image of a front cover of a book, for example, that I would like to use (along with the image of the spine) to produce the image on the right, which is, a sideways view of the same book. ...
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What are the pros and cons of using Lab color?

I often see suggestions of converting an image to the Lab color model when editing images in, for example, Photoshop. What are the pros and cons of doing this? Are there specific functions or tasks ...
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How to remove a specific color in an image in Photoshop?

I am not an expert photoshop user but have been trying to use more of it in what I currently do. I have a black and white image from which I am trying to remove all the white. I cannot use the ...
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How to make scanned newspaper effect?

I want to make my good quality photos look like photos scanned from old newspaper. Maybe halftone in high resolution? Or just find an old laser printer and scanner? Here is few examples what i mean:
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Is there a way to remove lens flare?

I took a picture where the sun was just to the left of the subject with my mobile camera. Due to the sun I couldn't see my screen after I'd taken the photo and didn't realise there was a slight green ...
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Removing checkered background baked onto image

I have an image as follows: The checkered pattern is not the transparency, it is impressed directly on the image, and runs across the whole graphic. I would like to know if there is a way to remove ...
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How do I convert a black/white image so that the it has a transparency gradient (White=opaque/Black=transparent/Grey=Everything in between.)

I have a logo image which I need to make transparent for my web page. I need the black parts of the image to be transparent while the white is opaque and the greys are of various levels of ...
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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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Difference between None, Linear, Cubic and Sinc(Lanczos3) interpolation in image scaling?

While scaling images in GIMP in the Quality section I was prompted to choose one of the following interpolations: None Linear Cubic Sinc(Lanczos3) What is the difference between these and which one ...
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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's the best way to remove a white background when the Magic Wand tool doesn't cut it?

I'm having trouble removing a white background with complex images like these ones. When I use the Magic Wand tool on them I just end up cutting way too much stuff away or not enough and leaving white ...
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Manually invert path fill for SVG

In short, I want to do the exact opposite of this question: Is it possible to "invert" an SVG file? Not the colours, but the actual areas/paths?. I have a monochrome SVG image that is a ...
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How to convert any fabric to look like leather / latex?

I am new to photoshop and I need a little help. How can I change the material of any dress to look like leather/latex? Ref pic: I tried using Filter > Filter Gallery > Artistic > Plastic Wrap ...
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Extract a transparent object from two images, with and without the object

If I have two images, one with a transparent object overlay and one without but that are otherwise identical, how can I extract the transparent object? Example: given the first two squares, how can I ...
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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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How do you create an effect like this in Photoshop?

I was wondering if anyone knows how to make the faded effect thing like that. As far as I'm aware that could be possibly done with pixel sorting but I was wondering if anyone would know an easier way ...
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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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how to get images as if they are in the multiply blend mode?

I have this very intricate cutout with very bright colors. They are so bright I like them better when they are in multiply blend mode against its backdrop. However, I can't leave them that way, ...