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Questions that include methods for creating, editing, manipulating and enhancing images. Ask anything related to the design of images.

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Why are my images so blurry even when I open them?

I am trying to do a double exposure but haven't used Photoshop in a while. I forgot how to get high res images. I am using photos from the internet but have had no problem before. I'm just copying and ...
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How would you manually create a mosaic like this? [closed]

I am looking to create something like this image. My idea would be to -extract the edges (something like Oil Paint - Glowing Edges - Threshold) -place images of appropriate color and brightness to ...
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can we convert a raster image in to vector image? [duplicate]

i have designed a logo in photoshop but it has affected the quality of image and its pixels are not clear when i zoom the image really far, its looks pixelated.i have increased the size of image also ...
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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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Photoshop - Best way to remove a greenscreen background? [duplicate]

I have about 16 photos of teammates standing in front of a green screen. I have to remove all the green obviously, usually, I do this with the magic wand tool but what is the best/cleanest way to do ...
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How to scale a shape to meet a dynamic element [duplicate]

I am using a software along with inDesign called Easy Catalog. Essentially what is being done is structured data from Excel is being populated into an inDesign document with styling rules being ...
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How do I 'un-expand' so there aren't thousands of tiny paths?

In illustrator, I hit 'expand' and deleted the white background of my vectorized image, but now that I've deleted what paths I wanted to delete, I want to get back to where I can adjust the image ...
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How can I remove SUN light/shadow with Photoshop?

There is this image. As you can see, top half is brightened by suns light, other half has shadow cast on it. I would like to make both parts same so it looks like there is no shadow. Is there any way ...
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How to batch crop an image and create multiple sizes (with Photoshop)?

Is it possible to crop images similar to Danielillos solution for resizing to specific dimensions with the center of the source image as the anchor?
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How to batch resize an image and create multiple sizes (with Photoshop)?

I want to batch resize an image in multiple sizes with Photoshop. The sizes are most of the time the same so I would like to have profiles for a set of fixed sizes. Ideally I just need to open my ...
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Deconstructing this posterized, photocopy-style effect?

A trend I've seen in the last 6 months is a levels-crushed, posterized, aesthetic, mixed with strong colors that really pop. The original is here (I've just isolated from the background) What I know ...
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Hero image size and optimize [duplicate]

Size: What size would be good for Hero image in pixels length and weight for both laptop and desktop? Desktop images are more rectangular and the mobile device square images, this needs to be ...
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Saving pictures in Adobe Photoshop

What is the best way to save a JPEG file in Photoshop? Currently, I click save as, change format to JPEG, then the JPEG options screen pops up, I set it a large file with quality at "12" and "maximum"...
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GIMP - Mode/Opacity VS Brightness/Contrast

In GIMP, is adjusting the opacity of a layer directly above a white layer identical to making some combination of adjustments to brightness and contrast, or do the two achieve different ends? If they ...
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How can I create this tile background? [duplicate]

I find banner background from Internet, but its main color is blue, I want to change it to #f2836b using hue/saturation .but its Broken image quality So I want try make it from scratch what is ...
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Why do images appear to have one file size on desktop but then another in an image editing piece of software?

Recently, I have started to look into image optimisation. Specifically, optimising images for the web. Using Photoshop, I have come to notice that when you open a new image, the file size could ...
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SVG Pros & Cons for Graphic Designers! [closed]

What Are the Pros & Cons of Using SVG for Web Graphics? Q: SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) are becoming a popular choice for web graphics. What are the main pros & cons of using them today ...
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Top Naviagation Sizing and File Format

I would like some suggestions regarding the sizing of banners- will be homepage and other pages of website. I understand that if I have a designer/illustrator save top banner images as a vector file ...
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What is the correct style that describes the following images

What is the name or names of the style used in the following images. They are used on Google, Facebook, atlassian.com, bitbucket.org and on info-graphics. I refer to them as lifestyle images but ...
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Japanese font identification

Could some be able to identify the Japanese font for the big green letters? Im trying to emulate it to write a different word with that font. I have tried using whatthefont.com and other sites but not ...
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InDesign: images using Data Merge

Probably missing something simple. I'm trying to set up a post card template that has a couple hundred images that I'm trying to merge: I set up the .csv correctly, to the best of my knowledge: but ...
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I need to restrict the copying and printing of my artwork

I need to restrict the copying and printing of my image files. Please tell me what is the best file format for restricting copying and printing of files?
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How to blur images in bulk?

I have an HTML theme and to avoid copyright issues I want to blur all images so my clients can use it freely. There are 50 images, I need some tool that is free and have the ability to blur images ...
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In Gimp, how to replace an image with the same dimensions and position?

I have got a Layer in Gimp with an image that I manually scaled down, many times I want to just replace that image with a different image file but with exactly the same coordinates and size. Basically ...
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Image quality is bad when importing image into Photoshop

When I make a screenshot for my app on my phone, the picture looks clear but when I import it to the mockup phone in Photoshop it doesn't show up clearly. How can I make a HD screenshot for my app to ...
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How to create an image with complex gradient?

I need to create an image like this, but I do not know what software or technique to use. I tried to use the Mesh Tool in Illustrator, but the result is odd, also I tried to blur an image in Photoshop,...
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Best way to copy and modify pictures from sources like (pdf, web) so that the modified image has high quality?

I am using TeXMaker (Latex) to write my PhD thesis, I have a lot of thesis examples (extension .PDF, .tex) I want a help concern the copy and modification of pictures from sources (web, book, thesis, ...
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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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Is there a standard size for smart phone wallpaper?

There are too many smart phones and sizes, I have to create a lock screen for a client but dont know what size I should be designing, is there a standard size that applies to all? instead of creating ...
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How can I fade an image along lines in Illustrator?

I was wondering if anyone could assist with teaching me how to fade an image along lines in Illustrator (similar to the picture below). As the lines progress a larger portion of the image is ...
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PDF to monochrome PNG automation

I would like to make a system that does the following (on Mac, btw): Detect when a PDF is added to a folder (like folder actions in automator) Take the file name of that document and make a folder ...
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How do I change the color of a png image in GIMP?

I have a png image that I'm using with GIMP that is only one color. I would like to change this color to a different color. Is there an easy way of doing this?
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Is there a canonical way of representing parallax backgrounds in a wireframe?

I am currently working on several wireframes / mockups. The product I am designing will have a landing page with a parallax. What is the correct way of representing this in a wireframe? So far, I ...
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What are the good ways to constantly backup Photoshop files and exported images?

What are the best ways to backup large files like Illustrator or Photoshop and exported images directly after working on them. For example, people working on code often directly commit to a Git ...
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Reproduce an image with illustrator

I would like to reproduce a simplified version of this image, i.e. without the internal details of the wires: just the 5 external colored claddings. Any idea how to do that with Illustrator? This is ...
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Animation: Applying changes to colors in every frame of the sequence

I have this animation of a Skeleton's Walkcycle and I would like to paint his insides purple, but I want this action to be reproduced in the various layers ofthe animation, so I don't have to paint ...
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How to reproduce this effect and what's its name? [duplicate]

I have been looking on project on behance and there are plenty of projects that show interfaces in a 3d way with depth and I can't find anything to reproduce something like this, so since I am not a ...
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Opening PDF in Illustrator breaks image up into pieces [duplicate]

Anyone know why this is happening? I created a file in Illustrator, with an embedded raster image on one of the layers. That file got saved out as a PDFx/1a, and then opened by a printer in ...
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How can I create this simple stroke image effect in photoshop?

Here is the following image effect I am going for: It is a stroked version of the image, and I was wondering how I can achieve this effect? Preferably in Adobe Photoshop.
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How to split or cut image object in Adobe Illustrator? [closed]

How to split or cut raster image object that was placed in Adobe Illustrator? The Knife Tool doesn't work on raster images.
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InDesign - background/shape color doesn't match the color indicated in the tool bar

I had a spread with light blue color background, but somehow every time I add an image to any image box on the spread, the background color darkened into a darker blue. So I unlock the background box (...
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I'm having trouble importing .png and . gif files from excel into indesign

I'm working on a project at work that requires creating 100+ mini community profiles. The profiles are a collection of Data so I'm using a data merge to import all the variables. I'm having a problem ...
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How can I increase my chances of reverse finding an image on Google Images

Every now and then I'm grading students and catch a case of plagiarism. Often, some part of the work stands out because it's better than what the student normally does. Usually, I just take a ...
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Images imported to Adobe Illustrator get resized in smaller dimensions than original

Why is it everytime I import an image into Illustrator CC 2018 the image becomes smaller than the original dimensions? For example, I drag and drop an image of 900x701 but once imported in ...
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How can you extend a motion in an image with Photoshop?

I have extended an image: Now when zooming out it is like this: It is clearly visible that the extend part wasn't part of the picture. Do you have any clue how I can fix this? I'm just trying to ...
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Using a photograph for a poster, how do I credit the original creator?

I'm using a photograph of a famous personality for a poster I'm making. I'll be manipulating the photo, maybe using image trace to create a vectorized version of the image for the poster. This I ...
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How to display a grid of images that have different aspect ratios?

If I have a grid of images, let's say political cartoons, that have differing aspect ratios and cannot be cropped, how can I display them in a grid or even linear fashion? My current solution is ...
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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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Warp in Phoshop: transform lines from curved to straight [duplicate]

I have the following image: Is there a way to easily "straighten" the lines, in order to obtain the following image? I have done this with the "Liquify" command. As you can see, the result is far ...
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Improving image quality [closed]

I have an image (It is 474 x 162 px) and was asked to send it in the following formats. However, I have no design software and use Canva. I put in custom dimensions for 1200x628, 1200x1200, etc. and ...