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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How to save in photoshop image with layer style?

Hello everyone, I have an issue I can solve and I tried many thing but never succeeded, so, in the first picture I have a smart object (based on vector file) when I copy it to photoshop it comes with ...
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How can you define the closest actual plane using Vanishing Point?

In this photo, there's only one corner visible. That's why it is becoming difficult for me to define the floor plane (the plane on which objects like glass are placed). I want to put a Sachet over ...
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How do I get this vector field effect on an image?

I recently came across an image in which there was a photo of horses running and (what appears to be) a vector field: it looks like they may have taken a screenshot of an edit mode in whatever ...
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Patterning face with a straight line brick-like pattern

I would like to apply a texture of a brick wall to a face. Goal is to turn a face into a statue made out of bricks. Ideally, I would like to make a method to turn this into a series of photographs. ...
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Removing shadow across a face in Photoshop CS6

I'm editing an outdoor group photo for a friend and one of the people in the photo has a shadow across their face that I'd like to remove or at least diminish. The area of the face in the image is ...
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Check EXIF orientation

When you create a photo with your camera, the image stores the camera orientation. (https://www.impulseadventure.com/photo/exif-orientation.html) I'm trying to find an app that will show these flags....
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How do I automate batch processing of product photography to get a perfect white background?

I am taking very large volume of product photography. I am using a photography tent and shooting on a white background but I need the finished images to be of the image on a perfectly white background....
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Batch resize vertical photos to a square without cropping using a blurred background [duplicate]

I have about 3000 vertical images that I need resized to 600x600 pixels each. I've compressed a few using Photoshop where I have duplicated the image and then Gaussian blurred it to cover the ...
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Is this considered actual Graphic Design or part of photography? [closed]

Kindly have a look at this. I'm not sharing the link of Instagram page because it might violate policies. I've designed all of them. Most of them (where box, pills and sachets are present) are photo ...
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GIMP - How to get selection info?

How would I get pixels information based on a selection using GIMP (or any other software)? For example, just like in PS I want to select a specific region of the image and have information about its ...
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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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How can I turn a low-quality photo into a professional photo?

I have a low-quality photo that was taken with a phone. I cut around the photo with the lasso tool and put it on a carpet background, but nothing is natural when the cut photo is placed. I have ...
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Question about photoshop effect

how do I get the effects shown in this image, does it have something to do with dodge and burn?
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Why doesn't opacity value work for Gradient Map in photoshop?

I've noticed it many times. When you apply a gradient map in Photoshop to any image or layer, the opacity doesn't work for any points (highlighted in yellow). Basically, I want one color to be 100% ...
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How to indentify original color in a white background picture

I have a picture of which contains a letter. The letter had a certain opacity when layered onto the image. I look to find the original rgb and even opacity of the text that was written upon a white ...
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How to semi/automatically clean pixels noise from a photo taken from an image on a screen?

I have this photo: I want to remove all the "noise" that's introduced when taking a picture of a screen. For instance below is a zoom-in of part of the bigger image, from which I manually "cleaned" ...
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How to convert a cylindrical pattern into a plane?

I have a single photo of a cylindrical object from an unfortunate point of view with an image printed on its side. Are there any utils or plugins to unwrap the texture of the cylinder in the photo ...
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How do I save this as single image in Photoshop? [duplicate]

When I do "Save to web and devices..." it shows me the below screen. When I try to save this, it saves it as separate part images. I want to this as a single image. How do I do that?
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How to change the color of a surrounding environment as if it were night?

I want to change the color of the surrounding environment like we are at night
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how to revert transform box

I have a photo in photoshop I rotated it and I want the transform border to be straight and not rotated ( straight after rotation ) how can I do that? Thank everyone
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How do you find right plane/perspective to place a product on a photo?

Someone on GD.SE commented that I don't know how light and perspective works. Moreover, the product I placed here near plant is in wrong plane. How do I know if it's right or wrong plane and ...
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Do shadows of an object have a color?

In the following image, I placed the box manually. Created the shadow and reflection. Now, what seems a little odd is the colors of the shadows of the box and plant pot are different. Plant pot's ...
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how to create a UV mapping (?) of a texture onto a product photograph based on a calibration pattern

UPDATE: Here you can download high quality images of calibration patterns as well as them printed on socks if anyone wants to give this a go Pardon my lack of vocabulary, this is not my area of ...
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Q: Gimp vs Photoshop

I have been using Photoshop since the beginning of time. Other than the infamous Paintshop Pro, it is the only image editor I have used. I am about to embark on an adventure of trying out GIMP as a ...
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Photoshop action to combine multiple photos

I'm trying to recreate this: I know it could be easily done manually, but I'm wondering if anyone has come across a tutorial or knows how to create this automatically with actions in Photoshop? I ...
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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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How to do this black/white background

I wanna know how to do this black background with little white details behind 'mata'
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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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How to achieve this effect for pictures in Photoshop?

I tried Torn edges, but my results are noticeably different from these pictures
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How to create the typical "MAN RAY" effect?

I've always been a huge fan of Man Ray (the artist/photographer). Fascinated by his negatives on gelatin silver print, I was wondering how I could recreate his signature effect with my own portrait ...
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Airbrush Illustrator Effect

I am trying to figure out slowly how the following artwork is produced. Would you guys have any clue? It looks like the base work is a photograph, but has a lot of similarities with these faded, ...
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Is this effect (leaf hair and mustache) as easy to obtain as im thinking?

So, in my estimation, it looks like, you would just take the image you wanted to mask as the hair, and then just place it along the hairline? I guess the issue i have is making it look organic, like ...
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How to remove background from Complex in Photoshop

I have tried to remove the background from the image below but it just disfigures the image. I have used adjustments->Replace color, Hue and saturation layer, magnetic lasso and manually erasing ...
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Remove small cracks on a black and white photo in Photoshop

I have a photo that is not of very high quality and and these kinds of small cracks all over its surface. Is there a way to reduce this effect?
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An opensource equivalent to Photoshop that has Lasso and Warp tools?

Using Photoshop, I can edit the image by using the lasso tool and warp tool, but Photoshop is not open source, I need an open source software to edit the image by using the same tools. I tried GIMP ...
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how to open mutliple pdf pages in photoshop

I am actually trying to save all pages in the pdf as a png image but here i can't open all pages in one time. i have read here for how to open pdf pages I have to open one by one and then i am saving ...
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Restore transparency to a part of an image

I have this image: Downloadable here. I need to isolate the libellula and "restore" the transparency of its wings, the areas highlighted here: I haven't problems to isolate it but how can I restore ...
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Photoshop How to achieve "Fight Club" style photo editing?

Here is a style that is close to what I want to go for (just don't want the paint/sketch effect): Question It comes down to two interrelated things I don't understand. How to create the teal/blue ...
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Which techniques do you use to find the right brightness setting for a photo for web?

I'm taking photographs of paintings on a white wall, and I am post-producing them for use on a website. Very often I'm asking myself "Is this the right brightness? Too dark? Too light?". I know that ...
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How to remove this Rays

I am new to Photoshop. I want to remove the rays in the upper left part of the photo. I am stuck in this part of editing... The Photo:
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Outer glow turns gray scale on artboards with transparent background

As long there are no artboards in my PSD the outer glow works fine. But as soon as there are any, outer glow turns to grayscale over the transparent background of artboards. These are my outer glow ...
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How to remove the selection frame around a layer

I'm trying to shrink a buddy's face using Photopea. The Image of the 2nd layer still keeps its selection frame around the layer so I can't merge the 2 layers together. Anyone know a way to get rid ...
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aliasing a scanned text (removing blurry or non black pixels)

I have a scanned text like this: And I want something like this: Do you have any idea how can I achieve that? Thanks in advance!
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What would be a less distracting background for white?

I was told that the photo on the left is too bright and the white shirt on white background blending in. When I tried to use some kind of neutral color (like grey) as a background I was told that it'...
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How to straighten the sides of a photograph of a frame?

How can I straighten the sides of a photograph of a frame. I use an old verion of Paint shop pro 5.0. My camera distorts the straight sides of a photo and causes them to curve. See my photo:
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GIMP: How to crop a layer?

I have a screenshot where I want only a part of the pasted image, and I want to turn the white that's in it transparent. First I need to crop the pasted image. I have selected the layer and a ...
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How can I change this picture to orange color in photoshop?

I have following image in blue color, which I need to change to orange keeping the that style also. I tried https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RBAeCtFOBo, but it gives very dull orange color ( versions ...
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Photoshop: a steady stream of water coming out of showerhead with pressure

I have been asked to edit an image of a showerhead, where the water looks in pic below (i.e. a photo taken in very high shutter speed where the water flowing from the shower head looks like individual ...
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How do I create a fuzzy fade-out-to-transparent blur effect on the background of an image in PhotoShop

So I have an image like this: I created a layer mask, and painted with a large feathery brush on the mask to remove the background as best as I could, and then ran it through a plugin, result in this:...
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How to create an effect like in the below picture?

I would like to know what kind of effect/filter applied in the below image (from an online shopping website) to look in this way. I'm a newbie to photo editing. Your help is greatly appreciated. ...

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