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Questions tagged [photography]

Questions about taking pictures with a camera.

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Is it legally safe to create a vector illustration of a celebrity photo for commercial use? [duplicate]

I want to take a photo someone else captured of a celebrity, then use illustrator to manually illustrate a vector of that celebrity, adding my own artistic touch. The main goal is to be artistic, not ...
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I downloaded a photo from internet and after cutting the part i don't want in Photoshop it got blurred

I downloaded a photo from internet and after cutting the part i don't want in Photoshop it got blurred. I am a beginner in Photoshop and i don't know how to make it in the best quality or at least in ...
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Hands-on design: What material was used for this piece?

I was curious as to how this design was crafted, I'm assuming in a hands on sense. My approach would be to print the original text and pour this liquid material overtop of it to cause the distortion, ...
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What graphics program to use to make 3D scientific illustrations for journal articles? [closed]

I am trying to plot a 3D figure for scientific illustration. Does anyone knows the software type to use to plot graphic illustration such as I would like to reproduced some parts of this figure and ...
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How to fix perspective distort of objects in Photoshop?

When doing product photography, how can I fix the perspective distortion caused by my lens in Photoshop? For example, when photographing books. The first drawing is the result I get with my lens, and ...
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instructions to give photographer when shooting for web

I work with a team of graphic designers. The most common challenge we have is how to use photography which is great by itself, but when it comes to using these on placements across the website or app, ...
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Achieve Ludwig Hohlwein style from photograph

I am trying to make something inspired by the look of Ludwig Hohlwein's posters. Examples: It appears his work primarily involved watercolor painting with different drying times in order to achieve ...
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Are Photoshop skills needed for a Graphic Illustrator?

I am a student who is going for internship soon. However, I am not sure what I would want to do. I'm slightly better at Photoshop than Illustrator. However, there are only 2 jobs available for me. ...
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If a photographer wants to sell product image of a shampoo bottle, does he need to take permission from shampoo brand?

I want to understand the copyright situation when it comes to selling stock images of products. Are they supposed to be editorial use only? Let's say if there is an image of a particular brand shampoo,...
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How to do Real-time output in Navigation bar?

I have been using photoshop a while now. And love watching tutorial and doing them too. In PLEARN (photoshop youtube tutorial), a real-time output of the web-camera is shown in the navigation panel. ...
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Automatically bring batch of images to same brightness level

I have 800 product images. Now every one of them is slightly different in brightness (and color balance). Is there any way I can set a brightness level and batch adjust every image to this level? I ...
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When to use photos or illustrations in design?

When should I use design based on photos and when based on illustrations? Is it based on the emotional impact which we designers want to achieve?
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How to give photo credit in a book

A client of mine wants to use photos off the internet for her book that will be printed on a small run from 50-200 for clients of hers for a training manual. How do i cite them properly to cover both ...
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Replicating a backlit effect in Photoshop?

I really like this style of pictures. I am unsure though if there is a specific name for this lighting where the subject is in the dark and has a sort of glow around them. Is there a specific name for ...
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How do I sync photos across multiple devices?

I'm looking at syncing photos across multiple devices for a client of mine. I'm working for a garden design company, with constant updates of projects from my end. Is there a way to upload from my ...
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Photoshop: how to remove reflections from photos [closed]

I can see the reflection of a yellow jacket in my photo. Is there any way to remove the yellow colour?
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Can I sell my own pics with added overlays that are not mine?

I am a stock photographer and just bought a huge pack of photo overlays and backgrounds and more from inkydeals.com to use in Photoshop. Can I use those overlays, brushes and effects on the pictures I ...
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Create very long exposure clouds with brushes or other techniques in photoshop

I know how to do long exposure, but sometimes, quite often in fact, the end result does not look as good as I wish, in terms of patterns. An alternative would be replacing the sky, but I'm asking ...
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Website with lots of images [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a website on my own, but i don't have a lot of pictures. Can anyone tell me a website with a lot of pictures of different styles like photography, flat design, etc...
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Whats the best and most impressive way to present your work to a client?

I'm going to be visiting some clients soon and want to try get some jobs. One of them is a photography job the other is a logo. I am experienced in both and in the past I've just taken an iPad and ...
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How do I edit the layer mask selection using the adjustments tab?

I have two layer images imported from lightroom, one underexposed for the background sunset and one overexposed for the subject. How do I make adjustments to the layer mask selection itself without it ...
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How do I make this ripped paper/vintage effect?

I am using photoshop. I have tried by following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxbC5HKnT3o But it doesn't seem to have the vintage/realistic touch to it. Any help is much appreciated....
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How do I make this dark colored overlay/filter effect and what are these effects called? [duplicate]

I am trying to make the color effect as seen above. I have considered color overlays but I think its more than putting a color overlay over a picture. Any help is much appreciated. I am using ...
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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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How to create this photo effect with photoshop

I have seen an effect on some photos that I would like to reproduce. I don't know how to call it but I would describe it as low contrast and neutral (if that makes any sense) and I would like to ...
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Inconsistent colours when converting photo from RGB TO CMYK

I'm trying to convert my photograph to CMYK for printing, I have done this many times with no problem, adding a little contrast and saturation to "perk" them back up. However with this photo it has ...
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Where should a render camera be placed in order to replicate an actual photo?

I am looking to replicate an actual photo with an Autodesk Maya render. However, every time I attempt a render it seems to be looking a bit down and to the left in relation to the actual photo, e.g.: ...
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What copyright do I need to worry about in regards to personal photos of sculptures or famous buildings?

I would like to use my own photos of sculptures or famous buildings that other people made in personal projects (not for real clients) that are poster advertisements and upload them to my Behance ...
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Backup storage solution for video/RAW photographs

I work as a designer/photographer for a <10 person startup. We rely heavily on photography and video in our work. Currently we use Google Drive to store edited photos and graphics, however, have no ...
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Regular panoramic photo to iPhone panoramic [closed]

How I can change the format or the register of a panoramic photo made in Photoshop to a iPhone panoramic photo, this is because the new feature of Facebook admit only that ones
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Logo formats for a web site and digital photographs and using for print [duplicate]

Someone is designing a logo for me. I need to use it for a web site, as a watermark on digital photograph as well for printing on photos, business cards, etc. What formats should I confirm for all ...
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Reason to use vector art instead of photos (How to convince a client one style is better than the other)

Context: I did some vector art to use in a login page and adverts. I got cool reviews about it, but my boss prefers real photos instead of vector art. The photos and vector art are for a Business ...
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Extremely large tiff file editing for aerial photography

I am trying to do some touch up work on an extremely large .tiff file. The file is roughly 80GB(It is an aerial photo). The software I normally use for viewing such a large file is ArcMap(unrelated ...
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Does a feathered vignette for a child's portrait look good?

Hello I'm working on picture of a little boy. I think the upper left corner of the picture needs something. Does this feathered vignette look good and professional? What might an alternative be?
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What do I call a design with tinted elements on top of a photograph?

How can I call the below kind of designs (tinted elements on photograph) I want to know, because to use the terms in search and so.
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Remove dust from photo

What technique I should approach to remove dust from blue circles in attached picture? Actually I would like to have clear illustration instead of photo. How to achieve that?
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Can anyone throw me some photograph ideas? [closed]

In my graphic design course, we have been set a brief which requires us to go out and take 50 photographs of things that relate to this list of 50 sayings. I've got a fair amount done all ready, but ...
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Large Format Photograph Printing

I've got a client who wants me to create a large format banner to go hang at the rear of his property. The bulk of this banner is a photograph of his shop, with some text at the top. For the ...
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Which file format is best for printing? [closed]

What would be the best image format for printing images or designs created with Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator or to print images form a digital camera? If I have the option of exporting different ...
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I have to get a large number of photos approved for my project. Is there an online tool or platform that can help me with this?

We've had a photographer do a three day shoot to provide imagery for the project I'm working on. From the thousands of shots she took we want to get down to an initial set of 75 images that have been ...
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How to create or take a large photograph for displays? Is it worth it?

I am working on a single panel screen for a display, 106" x 82" (2692.4mm x 2082.8mm). The highest quality photos I have are 18" x 12" (457.2mm x 304.8mm) at 300ppi. Of course I don't have to make ...
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Where can I find celebrity photos for commercial use?

Every commercial-use photograph website I've looked at (flickr, shutterstock, getty images, etc) have plenty of pictures of celebrities, but literally none of them have model releases, so they can't ...
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What shading technique/effect was used in this calligraphy?

Do you know what technique was used in this calligraphy? I would like to use Illustrator CS6 to achieve this look. The effect looks like glow in the dark.
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How can I put my name in the lower corner of my pictures using photoshop? [duplicate]

How can I put my name in the lower corner of my pictures using Photoshop? Specifically, how can I put my name in mass numbers of my pictures using Photoshop? I have 1500 photos from a recent biology ...
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How to create a very big photo (like for a billboard) [duplicate]

So I'm designing a CD cover for my friends band. And I will have to use a photo of them for that cover. How am I supposed to create it so that it won't pixelize if they want to use that for a big ...
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Resources for old vintage (1960's and older) photography for use?

I've been searching for some good resources for old photos for use in designs. I've checked out the Flickr Commons, but I'm wondering if there were alternative sources I don't know about for copyright-...
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2D dimensions from photograph

Suppose I want to take the dimensions of an object of negligible width on a flat surface from a photograph and am able to calibrate in the sense that I know the distance per pixel of some line drawn ...
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What items is a company's brand identity typically applied to?

I'm a newbie in Branding of products in the market using Graphics Design and as per my question, I would like to know what items are supposed to be branded for a photographer as a client? Branding is ...
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Portrait Photograph, How do I get this

I am trying to achieve the runny ink look below on a portrait of a girl I took yesterday. At first I thought this look was the result of an error in the development process, but seeing other versions ...