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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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Extracting faded handwriting from lined paper

I am trying to create a present for my grandma. She has a letter from my late grandpa that's been on her wall since he passed (7 years ago), but it's fading from the sun. I have spent hours trying to ...
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By which software these product photos were created?

I am beginner in designing field and want to learn how these product photos were designed? Which software is used to create these types of product images? If I have white background photos like this ...
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possible way to remove square thing in my picture?

ok so I found this image and want to change its color but when I tried to change its color, this happened I did everything, I blurred it (surface and smart blur), I reduced the noise and still ...
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How can I copy from and scale multiple images at once?

Context: I am creating materials for a 3D renderer that contain multiple textures for colour, roughness, normals, etc. I have an image of some grass blades that looks like this: Alongside appropriate ...
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Automation for Batch-Converting Images for Ecomm - must have square canvas - Ug

First time here and hope this is a good place to ask. Looking for a quick way/automation to convert multiple print quality images (30-70MB) to 1000x1000 pixels at 300 dpi and under 3 MB for use in web ...
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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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Are there any alternatives to "Adjustment Curves" in Inkscape?

Adjustment curves is a very commonly used feature in graphic design. Inkscape doesn't seem to have this feature.Even if Inkscape is a vector graphics software , this feature comes in really handy in ...
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Determine the enlargement factor of an image automatically to scale it back down

This might be hard to explain. If I have an image that was obviously enlarged (i.e. pixels are visible), can I revert the enlargement process to get the original picture back? For example this ...
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Tricks to make a small image to take up a large space on a webpage

I need to create profile webpages for many people (100++ pages) and most of their profile photos (about 400x400) are small in dimension. But I have a large image space (1280x720) that I need to fill ...
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GIMP: Procedure for universally enhancing photographs of any type of landscape?

Are there any image retouching that can be done with GIMP to improve the picture of any landscape (snowy, sunny, ...)? If there are photographers and graphic designers among you, I would like you to ...
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Seeing what Threshold value a layer was previously set to

Hi I am trying to play around with a multilayer stencil I previously generated. In order to do so I would like to see what threshold value each layer was originally set to. Is there a way to go back ...
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How to properly brighten a very dark image

I work at a cabinet shop and I'm a software developer. My manager and I (Team of 2 Devs) created a program for our sales team to be able to layout and design kitchens, select color and species and ...
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GIMP: How to combine two images on top of each other

So I had two nearly similar images. The only difference is the object in one image is on the left side while in other its on the right side. What I wanna do is combine them both so that the final ...
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Remove grid from PNG

I have several images like the one below. I need to remove the background grid using a Linux based tool (and I know nothing about graphic design!) Maybe this can be done with Gimp or Krita? I could ...
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How to subtract differences from similar images in order to obtain the background

I have 4 images, all with the same original background, every single one of them has writing somewhere in the picture, if compared 1 to 1, the only difference would be the writing, I wan't to extract ...
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Coloring Background Pictures

Created the following image (or rather, just changed the text to Digital Electronics). How to change the white color of the background of the picture to a suitable color or picture (image) (...
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How to change recurring pattern across image in Gimp?

I have this image in Gimp: Each red square has the same width, height, color and layer. I want to make all red squares half blue like this: To do this I'd make the first square half blue then copy ...
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Blur face without changing luminance

I'm a cognitive neuroscience researcher designing a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiment based on the Flashed Face Distortion Effect (https://vimeo.com/27138942). The goal of the ...
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EQ matching equivalent in Photoshop?

In music, if you like the frequency content of a sound you can run the sound through an advanced equalizer plugin (Fab Filter) to analyze the frequency content of the sound. Once you have that curve ...
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On the concept of pixel

Short Background I'm a complete newbie trying to understand raster images. An image file contains data points (DPs) with rgb values. Those values switch on/off computers' pixels. On the one hand ...
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Is it drawn? Can I achieve something similar to this by editing image in Photoshop?

I think this somehow may be achieved using threshold, but I'm not sure
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Do I need the underlying Vector software to edit the image-Im a rank amateur at all of this!

I had my company logo created by Vistaprint, but now I need to make color and size edits. I think Vistaprint "owns" the vector file, so I believe I will need to hire my own designer and ask for the ...
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How to automate four-up photo creation

I've got a large number (about 300) of 4x6 photos that I want to reformat by making each into a 2x3 photo, and making one 4x6 composite image from 4 of these. (I want to make them smaller because ...
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Adobe Fireworks - the best replacement?

Okay yes back in 2011 and 2014 similar questions were asked. But now that it is on the cusp of 2020, my question is who HAS FOUND a replacement to Fireworks that they LOVE and would highly recommend? ...
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How to remove a digonal line that intersects mutiple background patterns?

I am working with a flat image that has a light gray diagonal line intersecting the background in multiple areas. I would like to remove this line, as it used to belong to a label that is now cropped ...
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Move selected pixels on multiple layers simultaneously on GIMP

I have several images of the same brick texture but with different color values for different purposes like this: They are in reality much bigger and there are 10 images in total. For my project ...
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How to create rough/printed looking textures

I want to achieve the speckled black dots around the image and text alongside the overall rough texture on the shapes. Tried using spatter and texture overlays however I can not achieve the desired ...
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Quick replacements of corrupted characters for scanned pages

1. Summary I have third-party poor quality scanned PDF's, where start characters of the lines are highlighted. I have numerous bad scanned PDF's, manually alignment of characters for replacements ...
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Get rid of thin line appearing behind lighter objects when layered on each other

I've got an issue with a single line appearing behind one of my layers when stacked. Our website uses multiple images stacked upon one another as a way to change colors of the various pieces. Due to ...
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Need to resize multiple image files [closed]

Looking for recommendations for a free or open-source application that can batch resize multiple image files (.jpg)
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Best way to edit image of sofa to change the fabric

I've got an image of an off grey sofa that i want to change into an orange sofa. This is a swatch of the orange material i'm trying to make the sofa: I've isolated the sofa on a separate layer and ...
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Fit a picture to an area automatically

I am trying to fit a picture (two pictures, actually) to a predefined area so I do not have to do it manually every time. More specifically I want to place a given cover and disc image onto a frame ...
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Flip part of an image at 180 in Photoshop

I'd like to take half portion of an image, from top to half the height, then copy this part into the remaining bottom part and flip this by 180 in order to match the upper side. What is the an easy ...
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What's the difference between Brightness / Contrast / Color Balance / Gamma Correction & Saturation?

Can someone explain the differences between these 5 terms, as if I were 5 years old?
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Making a new floor pattern

How do i change the pattern 1 tile (used in the first image, the inside of the castle) to look like the pattern 2 in the second image (the castle roof) I just want to change the color of the pattern ...
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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, ...
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How can I recolor this render with a good skin tone?

How can I recolor this 3d render with a good skin tone in photoshop cc? I tried but it was not convincing.
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How to create Whatsapp Magic images

Migrated from Photography SE. I received an image on WhatsApp, claiming to be a 'Magic image'. Here it is: (NOTE: Its a JPG) (Find the full size here: https://bit.ly/2WcEZmH) Below images in ...
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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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how to make one image that is compatible with the international Paper Size (ISO) file for printing: 5"x7", A5, A4, A3, A2, A1, 50x70 cm

how to make one image that is compatible with the international Paper Size (ISO) file for printing: 5"x7", A5, A4, A3, A2, A1, 50x70 cm
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Is there a recomended approach in order to edit photos?

My question is not about how to edit a photo, but trying to understand which guidelines are used to achieve best results. I'm sure there are people studying this field. I think it's wrong the ...
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how to make the original picture transparent to draw over the destination picture the missing lines

I've just converted a colored picture with Akvis Draw into a sketcked picture. Now,what I want to do is to draw the missing lines by hand,closing perfectly the figure. The next step will be the ...
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How can I modify an image to have colors that flow into each other and what is this effect called?

I have been trying to find the name of this effect in this image Specifically, how the image has been converted to white and a spectrum of colors that flow into each other. I would like to know how ...
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How to create image like this?

So, I have an image like this: in which I want to highlight the "Advanced" section on the left side of the image like the image below: How can I do this? Thanks!
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Change text of old baptism register as part of a collage

Take the image below showing a page from an old baptism register, how can I change the image with a custom text or change some names (using GIMP on macOS preferably) while fitting/matching the overall ...
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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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Any efficient way to remove all the white from this image? [closed]

What is the efficient way to remove white background keeping all texture and pattern intact as the original?
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Reproduce steps taken in Auto corrections

When I use Photoshop to automatically fix an image, I can quickly get this type of result: Original image Resulting image after using "Auto Contrast / Auto Color / Auto Tone" However, if I am ...
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What methods exist to get the text of a low quality picture?

I have an image that is really blurred and I wanted to know if there were any method to get the text of a low quality picture ? It comes from this link. This is a page from this newspaper online.
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How to achieve graphite texture in photoshop?

I have a rather specific question. I drew a little design of a radio tower on paper with a graphite pencil. I have become obsessed with replicating the exact texture that my pencil produced. The image ...
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