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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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Creating a clean bevelled edge around an image

I want to be able to create this clean bevelled edge on the border of a picture in GIMP, Photoshop or Inkscape. This is an example of what I want to recreate:
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How to apply dodge tool to a secondary layer that can affect all layers in Photoshop?

For more precaution, I always use of a secondary layer for my works. For example, use of a layer for stamping (sample all layers) or brushing, so that I can simply edit or remove that layer. I also ...
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Modify images as an assembly-line?

I have many different sizes pictures (scanned) and I would like to crop them at the same size but not at the same coordinates (then I cannot do with XnView automatically). Do you know a software I ...
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I need the colors of my company logo edited.

I had a logo for my company designed and though Im happy with the logo itself, I want it in multiple colors so I can put it on hats and t-shirts of different colors. It is in a PNG file and I cant ...
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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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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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Photoshop: Convert color image to two-bit black and white

I need help. How do I outline the design in solid black and solid white, not grainy half black and white and the black overflowing into the white? Original image on right; attempt on left, but didn'...
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How to Interpret Histograms of Computed Gray Images?

Situation: unable to interpret histogram of flat images in XnView where no labels on axes where I think y-axis = pixel number, and x-axis = [0,255] Original image: just sin(x) wave going on the gray ...
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Why Is Placed Image In Photoshop So Blurry?

The image looks perfectly fine when placed in Illustrator, why so blurry in Photoshop? I need to use Photoshop because I'm planning on doing a color replacement. See screenshots for comparison - both ...
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Can I replicate the bevel and shadow without a background?

I have about a ton of screen shots that I need to convert to a design that has been used in the past on our sites. All of the pictures are saved with a white background so that they could see the ...
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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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remove distinct points from an image by GIMP

I want to remove all distinct points from some images, for example like this one: You can see: points have different color so I can not use select by color tool. point are very close to main part of ...
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Restore very old photograph [closed]

I have a very old photograph that is scanned from a document dating to 1869. I do not have access to the source document. The image itself is very badly sampled and looks almost completely black. Can ...
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Illustrator vs InDesign - missing image path, link edits, update

I use InDesign where your image is linked and you can click on it to edit in photoshop and see the resolution. I'm working with another graphic designers files ALL Illustrator files. Illustrator doesn'...
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How to remove the color fills from this drawing and transfrom lines to B&W vector

I'm trying to figure out the best way to remove the color fills from this drawing and transform the gray outlines to a B&W vector (or sharp clean edges)--think "coloring book" style. It's not too ...
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Border effect in photoshop [closed]

I would like some help. I am posting an image below, I need that kind of selection border effect
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How to access the code underlying a graphic

Given the particular nature of my question, I am not even sure this is the right place to ask. I have relatively simple graphics made in Intaglio which all use a certain color and I would like to ...
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How can I clean up the lines of my watermark? [closed]

First time post so forgive me. I created my own logo to use as a watermark for my photos, I like the design but didn't have the technical skills to do it well. I sadly made it in paint. Some of the ...
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Logo license remove

I have downloaded small image that I want to use it on my website but I have to buy it and really I couldn't do that. Also I want to do some changes in it. The question: If I downloaded the image and ...
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What steps should i take to make my .eps file less editable?

I am pretty new to the adobe program and love it. I just have trouble finding answers by searching the internet. I have a certain group that likes my design posters but prefer the .eps (thus using the ...
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How do I edit text out of an image? [closed]

Here I want to remove all text in the boxes without affecting the background image. I tried using content-aware but couldn't get the expected result. Can anyone help me with this issue?
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Remove vertical and horizontal lines

I have a picture of tall-ship-stations with a grid on it. I want to remove the grid so I can mirror the sides, convert to svg and have it laser cut. I have done a bit of research beforehand, but none ...
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Alternative to Photoshop's Stamp filter in GIMP

In Photoshop using Filter > Sketch > Stamp you can create an effect similar to the image below: Is there any plugin or any way to do this in GIMP? P.S: in GIMP Color > Desaturate is not helping.
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BW image - make all black areas blue?

I have a black and white image, a scanned signature, where I want to change the colour of the black lines to blue (or red or something else). How do I do this? Preferably with freeware (I have Mac, ...
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Editing a logo in A1 format and EPS format

Somebody designed a logo for me and gave it to me in PNG and Jpg format. I upgraded to get the logo design in "editable" formats. He sent me it in A1 and EPS formats. How do I edit a logo in A1 ...
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How to re-arrange text in this image?

I want to rearrange the below text to read "Split Screen" instead of "Screen Split". How do I do that in Photoshop?
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Removing grain from handwritten signature

I've got a scanned signature that I'm trying to clean up. I was able to use levels to remove some of the grain surrounding the handwriting, but I cannot figure out how to remove the grain from 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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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 do I edit an image in Photoshop so it looks like it was hand-painted like this? [duplicate]

Does anyone have any idea about how to edit like this in Photoshop? I have used Google to search for this, but have found nothing.
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How much should I charge?

I have a friend who is a jewelry designer that works for a small jewelry shop and she mentioned to me that her boss is looking for someone to edit some images of the staff, not sure how many exactly, ...
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How to increase line thickness in an existing raster image?

I received an image with colored lines that I need to include in a report. However, the image will be scaled down and the lines will be thin making it hard to see what color they are (especially in ...
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What is the proper sizing/image/resolution or whatever for shooting artwork for submission? [duplicate]

I create colored pencil art and I'm very confused about the whole thing of resolution: A professional print provider is doing the photo shoot of my artwork, and I was just handed an image that is 72 ...
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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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How would I perform SnapSeed's "ambience" filter using Photoshop?

SnapSeed is a great little iOS photo editing app. Along with brightness and contrast, it has the ability to alter "ambiance" which does a great job of lightening up shadows while still keeping a nice ...
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How to save each slide of a gif animation to png in ImageReady

Can someone please explain me how to save each slide of a gif animation as a png file in Adobe ImageReady?
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How can I edit an .SVG file?

Wikipedia has an extensive set of anatomy SVGs, but I can't highlight different organs or parts dynamically, because there are no source files with layers I can manipulate in Photoshop or GIMP. How ...
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