Questions tagged [image-quality]

Questions about the amount of detail and information contained in an image.

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Changing resolution with and without resampling

I realize that there are a lot of questions like mine and I read them all, but something is fighting in my head trying to find the connection between the written answers and my actual photoshop's ...
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How can I add grain or noise to a picture like this one?

Can anyone tell me about the process behind the effect in this picture.
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How to find quality of a downsample image and which is best algorithm to downscale?

We are using an opensource application to process the images, It is using nearest neighbor, bilinear and bicubic algorithms to downsample the images. In most of the scenarios the image are good, but ...
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Illustrator - Saving high quality jpg/png at artboard size

Illustrator artboard at 1024 x 1024 - if I save the image as a jpg at 300 dpi, the image is sharp quality but saves at 4267 x 4267 If I save the same 1024 x 1024 artboard image at 72 dpi, the image ...
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export document as a JPEG on Illustrator with very high quality for typography print

I'm no genius at all of this mumbo- jumbo as you can probably already tell. Basically I need to save an a3 size poster off Illustrator but it's not giving me a very good quality image (I'm trying to ...
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InDesign displays low quality linked AI file

I'm creating a business card in InDesign. The best version of the company logo I have is an AI file which looks pixelated when placed in InDesign. I've tried exporting the AI file into different ...
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Who is responsible for shrinking an image within a PDF, or to shrink or not to shrink

I create PDFs width wkhtmltopdf tool (renders HTML to PDF) This PDFs are intended to be used for (semi) professional printing. So lets say the printing quality should be 300dpi, and a user places a ...
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How can we downsize the image in photoshop in JPEG format without affecting its resolution?

I have been trying it out, I need a fixed size small image but of high resolution, so that pixels are not seen while zoomed in. I tried to change the resolution of the image by image > image size > ...
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Image quality in custom QuickBooks invoice template

QuickBooks custom invoices can ONLY be created in MS Word. Most of it is fine and I have managed to make something I'm really happy with (considering it's limited capabilities in the design sense) ...
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Illustrator 2017: How do I export a PNG with a diagonal line that is not pixelated?

I am trying to create a PNG in Illustrator. It looks smooth and how I want it to look, until I export it as a PNG. I understand that selecting PNG vs PNG 8 can make a difference but I have not ...
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From jpg to png with similar size

I have a jpg that it has 414 KB. For different reasons I need it to be png. I tried to export it to png and then it is 2.1 MB. Is there a way to export from jpg to png with similar size and similar ...
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Why image sharp with white background, but blocky with transparent one?

I'm trying to do something for work that should be very simple, but it's turning out to be far more complicated than I had hoped. I have a jpeg of a Japanese kanji on a white background. I need to ...
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How to export JPGs at different sizes without losing image quality?

It's always a painful process for me to save an artwork from Photoshop and Illustrator for the Web to 25 or even 50 kb with adequate quality, even if there are not that many graphic details. Also, it ...
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Portfolio images size and format for my website

I am busy designing portfolio boards for my new website. I am creating them in Ai, size 370x300px. I am putting the JPG or PNG images of the business cards, letterheads, ads etc onto the artboard then ...
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Trouble with image size requirements

I am about to enter 5 images in an online photo contest. The image specification requires the images to be sized at 450KB, 72 dpi. The longest side of the image has to be a maximum of 1024 pixels. I ...
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Photoshop: losing quality when exporting to PDF

I have created a 1-page flyer in Photoshop at 72dpi as we are not printing this. I finished the artwork and im needing to save it to PDF, but whenever i do so the pdf version is never as good a ...
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Photoshop: how to save PDF at a particular file size? [duplicate]

I want to save multiple files into a PDF presentation in Photoshop. When I save it at the high pdf setting the file is much too big. when I save it at the low quality option its too small and 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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Blurry distortion after uploading images to Facebook

Can anyone tell me what is causing the discoloration around the black areas in the red field in this image and how to correct it? It's not showing up in the source file JPG or PNG in the program but ...
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Is (an on screen) PDF a good indicator as to how it will look when printed?

I have to design something for an exhibition / trade show. As it's such a large print (230in x 100in) I made my file at half the size 115in x 50in. So when I save the pdf and zoom in to 200% because ...
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InDesign: brightness of placed TIF appears to change when PNG is placed

I have placed a greyscale TIF on a spread. When I place another PNG image on the same spread, the brightness of the previously placed graphic appears to change. The graphic appears more bright/less ...
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How to ensure that graphics from Photoshop imported to InDesign have an excellent resolution after printing?

I'm new to Adobe Software. I'm wondering how I can ensure that graphics from Photoshop implemented to InDesign do have an excellent resolution after printing? The problem is that the graphics are ...
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How to resize images for best view in Word and PDF document?

Note: I've asked this question in Super User but I couldn't get an answer. Later on, I noticed this community. I have prepared some vectoral and python/matplotlib high resolution images. As you can ...
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Gimp: resizing image in mm

I scanned an 210X297 mm page and the scanner gave me a 899.58x1238.25 mm image. (not sure why). I am trying to resize the image to be 220x310 mm. The bit that confuses me is that is the measurement ...
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Photoshop: how to reduce banner quality without changing its size?

Google only accepts banners under 150kb. When I reduce my 160kb banner by 5% using the "Save for Web" tab, the size changes to 149kb but the banner size changes as well. What am I doing wrong?
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Improve quality of the grained curves in photoshop

I would like to know how to improve my grained curves. Thanks in advance, André
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Photoshop: how to save crisp and smooth PNG files for app design

I am saving icons as PNG files to be used in an app. But when zooming or reducing the images they look pixelated. How to save images in PNG format so they remain crisp and smooth?
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Illustrator: how to export multiple logos from SVG to PNG

I am working with a bunch of SVG logos each placed in a 200x200 pixel artboard. When exporting these to PNG, they turn out to be pixelated. What is the fastest and best way to export them as high ...
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Illustrator: how to draw smooth lines

I am creating logos or illustrations which display as pixelated lines. I am using the pen tool, any settings i should change or any tool i should add?
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Print quality on magnetic roll vinyl

I have a project which required printing on magnetic vinyl. I received a sample from the printer and the quality is awful, pixelated and grainy (see attached sample). The printer is usually excellent, ...
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Illustrator: blurry app icons when scaling down

I've created an icon in Illustrator and have been uploading it into makeappicon.com to try to get all of the correct icon sizes. Most of the icons are extremely blurry and I can't figure out why. Any ...
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Right image resolution for large format printing [duplicate]

I have a question regarding the large format printing and the image sent to the printer. This is not a duplicaten, I've checken the other possible questions and did not find the response there. I'm ...
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Best way to decrease photo size without losing quality

I know the best way is to convert to a smart object but the problem is where I want to apply an action to my high quality image. I have two ways: Decrease size. This reduces quality. Convert to a ...
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Remove alpha channel from exported .tiff using GIMP

I am using a program that requires a .tiff input with 8 bits (grayscale) and the 1 sample per pixel characteristic. I scale the layer down in GIMP, keep the canvas the same size, choose grayscale, and ...
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Best way to export NEF files to JPG for best Facebook quality in GIMP?

Hey I'm looking for compression and exporting recommendations! Unfortunately, I took an awesome picture of a drone in flight while my Nikon was set to save NEF / RAW files.... So I have this great ...
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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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Illustrator: blurry image when exporting to PNG

When I export my Illustrator file to PNG it appears blurry when I zoom to 120%.
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Changing image file size. same resolution, same format, no resampling

I studied and think I got a good grasp on the relationship between image resolution, DPI\LPI\PPI, and the difference between re-sampling or not. The only thing I can't understand is what I read (...
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Invision's Craft doesn't place high definition images in Sketch

I'm using Sketch and Invision's "Craft" plugin. If I want to place an image as a fill inside a rectangle I use Craft (which takes the images from Unsplash). My issue is that these images are being ...
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How to reduce resolution but maintain quality?

I have 3 high resolution images, 1920x1080 each. Is there a way I can combine them side by side and reduce the resolution to 1280x720 but also maintain it's quality? This is one of the images: The ...
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Why does screen captures get a better quality than saving (EPS to JPEG)

I have EPS files containing photographs that I can’t open in Isodraw for an unknown reason. I’m converting them to JPEG (with Irfanview, quality 100) and experience a significant loss of quality ...
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AI sharpened boundaries

I have two identical AI object one placed under another. As a result I see boundaries of bottom shape and it looks like sharpened. Why this happen?
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Where can I found this photo like this? [closed]

I found an sample photo like this I want learn editing that photo with my own picuture, but I cannot find the bigger size and better quality of that photo, Do you have a link or have personal photos ...
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How to create high quality 32x32 pixels BMP?

I know it oxymoron but I have a pretty unique situation. We have LED panels with 32x32 resolution. To display an image on these LED panels, I have to run BMP format file through a special program to ...
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Indesign unwanted outline on round images

When I place an image in my Indesign document I get a broken white line around the edge. This is a shape made in photoshop and placed in indesign. They are PNG files placed into the document. The ...
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Illustrator- Should I use images if I do not want it to pixelate?

I want to make a logo. I want to make use of some existing images that I have to make this logo. I have done the logo in photoshop but it seems to pixelate when I re-size it quite badly. I understand ...
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Exporting from SVG to PNG with AI

When exporting an SVG icon to PNG, I am attempting to retain the quality of the image while not loosing the size (16px x 16px). I have made the attempt numerous times but have yet to produce a icon ...
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Low resolution and change in color of logo after rendering

I created characters for a Motion Logo using Illustrator and rendered this Motion Logo adding those characters and animations in Ae (For this, I imported the Illustrator project in After Effects), but ...
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When I paste an image into photoshop it is blurry

I open a high quality photo in Photoshop. I then cut the section I want into another image (I am making a cover photo for Facebook 848 x 315 px). When I paste the image and scale it appropriately it ...
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images become blurry after resizing ? gimp ebay

For ebay shop I've created this image: You can see that the image is perfect. but the problem that after I upload it to ebay. the quality is changed, and the picture become pixelated, as you can see ...