Questions tagged [photo-editing]

Questions about the process of manipulating a photo to achieve a desired result. Ask anything about photo editing techniques such as cropping, colour adjustments, applying filters, enhancing, airbrushing, and anything else design related.

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Modify pixel art size without losing aesthetic

I have this platform of pixel art: I want to modify its size to make it bigger, and I want to conserve the pixel-art aesthetic, like this: But when I press Start to set the size, the piece turns ...
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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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how to split a layer into multiple layers in random formats

I need some software that "breaks" an image into multiple layers without needing to do selection. Krita has something similar, but the division is done by colors and I want something random. ...
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GIMP alternative on Android or iPad

I'm searching for an open source alternative for GIMP for an Android tablet or Apple iPad. Can anyone suggest any free apps not browser based solutions like photopea
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How can I recreate this bubble wrap effect on my photos?

How can I recreate this bubbly effect on photos?
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Tag thousands of photos on a network drive

I have 6 thousand photo's and videos on a shared drive I would like to put tags on. Adobe Bridge doesn't seem to work across the network. Also I am looking for something where I can set up all the ...
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How can I loosely replicate this photoshop effect (formula)

Consider the following image: I am using photopea online, but I think it is the same as photoshop. I attempt using the "Hue/Saturation" Adjustment layer, and when changing the hue property, ...
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Converting an RGB 300 dpi image to CMYK it changes DPI to 72. How can i keep the same DPI? [closed]

thank you for your replies. I am new here and i didnt explain correctly. So let me explain better the situation. TASK (What i want to do) The initial file is .png and has these settings: 333 dpi, ...
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photoshop: how can i focus one person with gradient

I want to make a photo that has a transparent blue background(under that transparent blue is another photo ) and one person is focused.
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How to make gritty two color photo?

Reducing colors with levels will give you very high contrast stencil-like results. Half-tone effect will be too "perfect", stamp effect gives too much contrast too. Any ideas how to make ...
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Generate close-up photo of laptop screen (with pixels)

Given a standard screenshot, would you know how to transform it into a close-up photo of laptop screen effect, in which you can see the pixels. Example: or even better, a more 3D image like this one.
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How can I achieve a mix between a gradient and a picture?

How can I achieve a mix like the following image from these 2 images so I can export it and use it as a background image for a text: I've tried to use the gradient image as a background and as a ...
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Adjust an image luminosity or other property to make it work better under the trace contour filter?

I'm sorry for reproducing such a big image. This is a picture of a drawing on a cheap tablet (imitating that scratch paper) taken with a smartphone (which has a bad camera). That was slightly on an ...
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Type of skin retouching and Dramatic effects added?

Im a graphic designer and youtuber who wants to improve the overall quality of my thumbnails. What skin retouching/effects could i learn to achieve this effect on the subject. Any learning resources ...
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Creating a Linen Postcard from Photographs with Photoshop

I am very interested in linen postcards and would love to be able to create images in the same style with photos I take. I have been trying to figure out how but with no luck. I've tried working with ...
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Ai to PDF - Don't include portion of images hidden by clipping mask

I have created an AI file that contains images that have portions hidden by clipping masks. When I save this AI file as a PDF file, the PDF file contains the full images. Is there a way to save to PDF ...
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Really into this guys art but unsure whether it’s image manipulation of various pics or hand drawn, can someone help?

Needs help on whether this design is completely hand-drawn or multiple images ran through filter gallery and tweaked with brush tool
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Eliminating stacking "banding" artifacts from drifting clouds

I created the image shown below by shooting ten-second long exposures of drifting clouds (contrail) and stacking them. (They are false color because I isolated them from the daylight sky to separate ...
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How much more processing power does Adobe Photoshop use vs Gimp? [closed]

Gimp is not only free but is also lightweight and resources compared to Photoshop it feels like. Photoshop's long splash screen makes it feel resource heavy with alot of overhead. Is there technical ...
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What is this photo FX and what app can do this?

Saw this on a twitter's celebrity. How do you achieve this? What phone app could do this? Many thanks
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How to remove background from this specific image with gimp

Can someone help me with this image. I just need to remove background and have the outline of myself, so that I can transfer it onto another image. I have tried many times in gimp using the magic wand ...
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Alpha Channel: When to add it or why not? How much does it add to image file size?

When you load an existing image in Photoshop or Gimp, it is a single layer with no alpha channel. One reason why someone would need to add an alpha channel to that layer is if they want to cut away ...
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Emphasize contours

My profile picture's eye contours are fairly dim, I wish to emphasize them. Left is original, right is my attempt with MS Paint: Not so great, particularly if zooming. Is there a tool to achieve this ...
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Is there a Premiere Pro "command"+"\" function in Photoshop

I work on a MacBook and use an iPad as a secondary monitor. Sometimes, when jumping between applications, the Adobe apps resize or reposition themselves out of my working screen area. In Premiere Pro ...
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How can i remove transparent pixels between two layers

I merged two layers to create an image but when I merged two layers there are transparent pixels between the layers. How can I remove those transparent pixels?
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Remove an element on an image and recreate a plain color background, without Content Aware Removal tool

Let's say we want to remove the white painting on this image, and just have a grey wall background. Usually the "Content aware" removal tool works, but in some cases, it does not (and ...
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Is there any image editor that supports BOTH layers and objects?

Image editors like Paint.NET do not do what I want. They force me to make each small circle, rectangle, piece of text, etc. a layer. What I want is something like this: Layer 3 - Rectangle A, some ...
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What is this quasi-realistic, cartoon-style artwork used in this Jungle Cruise poster called?

The people and items in the image have a distinct outline traced on their edges just like the average cartoon, yet their facial details aren't flattened out like those either. Their colors also ...
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More efficient way to auto align and scale images

I've thousands of images in various dimensions. I need to center align and rescale them to fit in a predefined canvas size. I'm currently rescaling them manually one by one. I figured the center align ...
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How to get rid of this Background in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I got rather simple question... Do you know a time efficient way to cut out this object?. I basically don't want to do it manually. Thank you all for your ideas :)
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How to crop a part of image using pen path?

I have made a work path using the pen tool. I wanted to crop the selected part out, but when create a vector mask, it leaves the inside part and crops out the outside part:
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Help get rid of light spots!

I need help removing the spots in this picture. How do I do that. I only have an older version of Photoshop elements.
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How to achieve this filter/action shown that will give the my pictures a cinematic/lively feel in Adobe Photoshop?

The attached pictures below show two sample of the filter/effect that I want to achieve in Adobe Photoshop. Is this done through a Photoshop action or there is a particular set of steps that will lead ...
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Wheatpaste poster base image preparation

I am looking for the steps to prepare an image (a base layer photograph) with a grayscale result like the images attached. I am not asking about the colors and embellishments. In Photoshop I have ...
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Warp transform in GIMP doesn't work on first layer

I was following a Youtube tutorial when suddenly the warp transform tool doesn't work. Specifically, it doesn't warp the first layer compared to other layers. How can I fix this?
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How do I add starry reflections/highlights as depicted in the examples?

See pictures above. I don't have that much experience in Photoshop at all. I tried to mess with some contrast increase on layers but I can't come up with the same result. How do I create similar ...
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Animated Videos

The top knowledge I have in animations comes from Powerpoint presentations and I am looking to improve upon this. I really admire the way animated educational videos are made by several channels like ...
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How to add sunset rays to trees?

I have the following image which was shot during golden hour. Unfortunately, the clouds did not co-operate so the lighting ended up looking very bland. Are there filters out there that can simulate ...
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How to convert a human into mannequin?

How can you change human pose into mannequin like in these images? And what tools will be required to do that and how?
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3D model from 2D mesh lines

I'm wondering just how feasible it would be to have a tool that would make a 3D mesh from simple 2D mesh lines, like the photos below, or if somehow this can be recreated from an already existing tool,...
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How can I make image a specific shape?

I really need some help with turning this image from a square portrait image, into an image of this exact shape and size. I need to turn this picture above, into this shape and size. It needs the ...
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How to smooth edges of a low quality over sharpened digital camera image?

If you look at this image you can see how the edges of the statue look like they've been drawn around. This is how the image came out of the camera, from a not so good smartphone camera. I'm just ...
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How can I change a particular colour to transparent?

I have a photo with white background. I want to remove the white colour and make it transparent. The simple select and remove type remover don't help because the image is very complex. It has many ...
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engraving lines effect

I want to turn a face image into lines for CNC carving. Sample image: I tried the same effect with Photoshop's Halftone Screen in Bitmap image mode: The result has far too much hard angles. For CNC ...
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How do I make to make picture solarized like example

I'm now self-learning PTS and I want to edit my photo into the color or maybe into this style like this picture. Anyone knows? Please show me how. Thank you
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In GIMP, how can I identify and match the saturation of an image

I have various album covers which are low resolution, but the colours come out really pretty. I have higher resolution images of the same covers, but the colours are very different, much duller and ...
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Something's missing in my homepage design [closed]

I can't tell what is missing in my home page. I am working with a designer who is also quite new at this. Could anyone point something out please
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What is this adjustment/effect called?

I am new to graphic design and photoshop. I would like to know how the image of Thanos (the character in purple) was flattened against the front of the car like that. What is that effect? How can that ...
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Need to change the color of dress to black [closed]

Can anyone help change the color of pink latex dress to black without losing the shine and all
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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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