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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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How to Create effect of dynamic image by using a red acetate in Photoshop?

✨ I'm a design student and I'm currently working on my thesis project. For the the cover I want to create an effect similar to the cover of "made you look" by Sagmeister. The cover uses an ...
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How to remove Background in multiple and make it white in just one click or automate

I have more than 40 pictures of which I want to remove background and make them white background. I cannot do it one by one as its gonna take a lot of time even days. I want to automate the process is....
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Make the Right Photo Stitch

I have a bunch of images in an image sequence that I want to make a photo stitch of, but when I put them all together, the photo stitch was crooked and messed up. What tool automatically selects the ...
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The image gets blurred after zoom or scale action in GIMP. How to get clear image?

Since I am a beginner, I don’t have much knowledge of designing tools. I am trying to resize the image using GIMP but it gets blurred. Please tell me how to get clear image after resize?
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How to establish an object styles to put luminosity to an image and fill its frame? (for a pseudo-grayscale effect in InDesign)

I learned that you can apply luminosity (from the opacity menu) to an image and then fill the frame with black to create an illusion of grayscale images in InDesign without having to work them up in ...
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Split GIFs/APNGs/Animated WEBPs by File Size

How do I split GIFs/APNGs/Animated WEBPs by file size? For example, I have a 200MB gif and I want to split it into 25MB ones.
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Crop from Left to Right and Top to Bottom (Not X and Y)

What tools can crop images from left to right and top to bottom? I don't want to crop by setting numbers for X and Y. To be specific, I want something like this.
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Add Black Bars to Expand Resolution

I have images that are 768x1200, and I want to add black bars to them so that their resolution is 1920x1080. How do I do that?
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Creating part of an image as example for A2 print

I need to be able to supply a photo of part of a large print -mainly A2. Larger prints will be produced by a commercial company. I suppose I need to set the printer page size to A2 and then view it on ...
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What is the best way of restoring the level of brightness on an image?

I am trying to fix some really bad scanner work in some gaming cards that were done years ago. I would like to know which is the best way to adjust the brightness, levels, colors, etc, to be able to ...
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How do I normalize all pixel values such that all pixel values are 'pulled towards' the mean?

Edit: I posted this question on the Computer Graphics site here per suggestion I have a bunch of scanned document images and in each image there is a variance in background colour (sometimes a wide ...
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Can't Create Water Refraction in Photoshop

I want to create a water refraction effect that can overlay an image. I'm using Photoshop and have tried a variety of filters with no luck. I'm not very familiar with Photoshop effects, so any help is ...
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Photoshop - how to mirror a layer with a given shape e.g. a little cloud about a diagonal path or like?

Photoshop How to mirror a layer with a given shape e.g. a little cloud about a diagonal path or like? there is a path, that consists of a simple line, it is tilted 5 degree from vertical and I'd like ...
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How to create a convex glass effect using Photoshop?

I have a picture of a chessboard and I want to add convex glass above it.. I am attaching an examples here https://www.shutterstock.com/image-vector/vector-modern-transparent-circle-glass-plate-...
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How can I convert a QR code from JPG to SVG with perfect clean squares?

I have a QR code in jpg format with low quality and I need to convert it to SVG with perfect squares. I tried Trace Bitmap with Inkscape using Edge detection and all the other options, but I can't ...
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How to get rid of greyscale in a photo of a black and white page?

This is a problem I often face and it feels like there should be a trivial solution to it, but I can't figure it out (it probably doesn't help that I'm not a graphics designer either). Step 1: Take a ...
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Remove the fill (Colors) from image without removing outline

I have the following image which I want to remove only the fill which means colors, I want to convert this into the only outline image with using whatever tool could possible. I have already referred ...
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Remove unneeded lines from downloaded asset

When I export the moon and stars group on the left side of this asset as PNG, I notice these thin white lines: In Illustrator these lines are not as pronounced, but I see a hint of them, like here: ...
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Delete pixels in selection from multiple layers at once in Adobe Photoshop

In Adobe Photoshop is there a way to have multiple layers selected and then delete pixels in a selection from them? The closest I could think of is to add them to a group and apply a mask created from ...
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How do i recreate this low quality camera, really zoomed in photograph:

How can i recreate this effect on my images? I assume, i need some kind of chromatic aberration and making the resolution worse. i came up with something like this: but it's nowhere near what i ...
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Gimp: How to swap the left and right sides of an image?

I want to "cut" the image in half, move the original left half of the image to the right, and move the original right half of the image to the left. How can I do that using Gimp?
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How to resize QR code from vector graphic without grayish zones?

I'm trying to resize a vector graphic QR code in Gimp but it always creates an additional color in it gray. I want it to be pure black and white with perfect corners like in the original image on the ...
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How Do I Make an Image Look Lower Quality?

I notice that when I first load up an image in Photos or some other image viewing application, it seems blurrier for a short amount of time before sharpening. How do I deliberately replicate this ...
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How to invert image colors from black to white

Inkscape installed on Debian. How to invert SVG image colors from black to white? Tried to select all the paths (Select all) and use extensions > color > negative - but this method don't work.
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Within the mobile/ios Photoshop App, can I, 1) access the edits history and, if so, 2) Can I then delete select step(s) in the middle of history?

In working primarily with the mobile Photoshop app in ios, I’m occasionally wanting to delete an edit (e.g. eraser tool) that I made 5-10 minutes ago. I’d like do this without first having to delete ...
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How can colour streaking from scanner be eliminated using Photoshop?

Here is a scan of an album cover. The scanner creates bands of colour streaking at regular intervals horizontally across the image. Is it possible to eliminate these artifacts using Photoshop, so that ...
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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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Coloring a picture of a sculpture realisticly

I want to color a picture realisticly but, since i am quite new to photoshop, i have no clue how i cloud achive this. The goal is to paint the given sculpture in a realistic way but only to a certain ...
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Why do some of my PNG images not have transparent backgrounds in certain circumstances?

I have a group of PNG images that serve as background overlays in an automated photo booth i.e. you have from back to front: the background image, the photo taken by the booth, the PNG overlay which ...
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How to flatten only selected layers affected by Addition mode in Gimp?

I have a layer that uses Addition mode since it made the nicest desired effect. When I duplicate it, it makes it even nicer. But when I merge the layers, it looks different as if the Addition mode ...
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How do I make a seamless gravel pattern but with different objects?

I'm trying is to make is a design from four cupcakes that overlap and are seamless just like a seamless gravel pattern basically. I've added a picture below to show what I want to create. Now you may ...
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Converting anti-aliased to alised image in gimp

I took a screen-shot of an image and want to edit it, but I am having a problem with edges, that it is ant-aliased. How can I remove anti-aliasing from that image?? I am using GIMP editor. Thanks in ...
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How can I remove the black line in GIMP

Can you help me to delete the black border in GIMP
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Remove a transparent colored line from image

I am far from a skilled artist, so sorry if the question has a common answer. I couldn't find anything, but perhaps my lack of knowledge on the subject prevents me from even knowing what to be ...
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How to get rid of noise in scanned photocopies in Gimp?

I used to get rid of noise in my scanned photocopies using a mixture of Brightness and Contrast which worked quite well. Then I found a better method by increasing the Exposure and Black Levels which ...
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Paste Image into Photoshop to auto fit within the background layer

I found the image from the net, I copy it to my clipboard, and paste it into my Photoshop It look like this After I manually shrink down then it look this Is there a special paste that will look ...
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Color accuracy issues Macbook / PC

I have a weird behavior between a PC and a Macbook (2016) regarding color accuracy. The PC is connected to a BenQ SW271 monitor and the monitor is in sRGB mode Both are calibrated using the X-Rite ...
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Combining Images in GIMP loses resolution

I am relatively new to GIMP. My apologies in advance if my query is too naïve. I have to create a web advert of 300x250px and max 50kb. I have three images that I want to add to this advert: A png ...
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Switching color range into another using Gimp and specifying hex values

I want to change the color of an object which has different shades of green into different colors and specifying hex as target colors. I want to change the object from green to any hex color I specify ...
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How to select all transparent pixels in a layer and replace them with another color in photoshop

There are countless examples to add background layer That is not what I want because if you have semi transparent pixels that breaks their color What I want to achieve is only replacing %100 ...
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How do I take an image with shadows/highlights and create a B&W version?

I've got this image: Grayscale: https://www.bungie.net/common/destiny2_content/icons/d514846e22682a17cea973e666a80277.png Color: https://www.bungie.net/common/destiny2_content/icons/...
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How to temporarily make only 1 layer in Gimp visible (and be able to revert to previous layer visibility settings)?

I'm able to Shift+LMB on the eye icon of a layer to make it the only visible layer. The problem is that after I finish editing, there is no way to return to the individual visibility setting of each ...
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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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How to make custom halftone effect with more than one pattern?

I've only ever seen this done on one project, I can't remember the name or where I saw it but I did take a screenshot because I loved the idea. I want to put a halftone/bitmap effect on an image, but ...
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How can I get those exact distinct (chinese) look of the eyes?

I have a low resolution image of a person and I was able to manage to increase the resolution of the image by manually improving all the features. But I'm now stuck on how to get that exact look on ...
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How to smoothen (curve fitting) this image text in Gimp?

I have this image text which I was able to obtain from a low resolution jpg and then cleaned it out to this point, but now as can be seen in the pic it does not look smooth. I can't find the words I ...
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How to cut some of the overlapping images in Adobe Illustrator?

I want to cut the overlapping hands and legs from the circle but want to keep the head part. Any idea on how to do this? This is my second day on Illustrator, sorry if the questions sounds kinda dumb.
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Smart Object Does Not Update

I attempted to paste a vector and/or image file on Photoshop as a smart object, when editing the image, it does not update on Illustrator. Is there a way around this?
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Fit smaller piece of image as best as possible into duplicated image with a hole that has soft borders - is this doable?

Imagine an image with a free selection with Antialiasing on + Feather edge pixels, copy and paste to new Layer(top), set the top Layer mode to something like Clear/Erase. I wonder if the following is ...
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Is this considered graphic design?

I know the photos look weird, But are they considered graphic design or not?

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