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Why is the effect called Dodge?

Darkroom manipulation The term originates in the photographers dark-room, and sadly I am old enough to have literally "dodged and burned" photos under the enlarger! An "enlarger" is simply ...
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How to give photo credit in a book

You can not just use pictures from online sources without first looking up the license of each and every picture. No amount of citing the source will make it permissible to use images. Only the ...
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Replicating a backlit effect in Photoshop?

Sorry, but you won't be able to easily replicate the look of that image in Photoshop. It's actually a lighting technique, not a Photoshop technique. This is called backlighting the subject, or ...
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Are Photoshop skills needed for a Graphic Illustrator?

You will be best served over the life of your career by knowing both Photoshop and Illustrator. For immediate needs, generally Photoshop knowledge can be slightly more useful out of the gate. But ...
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Regular panoramic photo to iPhone panoramic

According to this answer on Quora, all you need to do is change the EXIF data of the image. You'll need to download ExifToolGUI v5.16 and Download ExifTool to do the job (Windows only). Using those ...
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Achieve Ludwig Hohlwein style from photograph

Although there is no substitute for a real watercolour illustration, it is possible to get a similar look, or as you say, à la Ludwig Hohlwein. Clearly the choice of photograph will play it's part. ...
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instructions to give photographer when shooting for web

A quick sketch can give the photographer a 'better than guesswork' chance of supplying the images you need. So, you need a girl on a bridge by a river, with some tall buildings in the background. You ...
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Hands-on design: What material was used for this piece?

University of Design and Art / Poster by C2F It looks like bags of a gel-like liquid that has been melted in places and/or had glue from a glue gun applied. However, this could also be a 3D image ...
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Why is the effect called Dodge?

Just to round out the answers so far, Billy Kerr found two early references to "dodge" in a photographic capacity in 1883 and 1889. A manual of photographic chemistry : theoretical and practical by ...
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How to give photo credit in a book

You should be able to get a long way with CC-BY-licensed pictures. Google image search has this as an option but it's not perfect so you need to check. Finding the CC images takes time. Checking ...
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Achieve Ludwig Hohlwein style from photograph

In 99.9% of the use cases, there is no simple answer to "how can I make a photo look like this illustration/painting style." And in fact, for most styles it would entail many various techniques to get ...
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How do I sync photos across multiple devices?

Your best option would be an online file storage that has computer sync. What the sync does, is it leaves a folder on your computer where you place all the files. Any changes you make will get synced ...
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How can I edit a picture like this one?

In Adobe it should be easily accomplished in many different ways. Alt. Click and drag would for sure be the easiest. It looks like there is a layer under the girls picture too. Add an image like the ...
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Is holography technology accessible?

Is there a simple and accessible workflow for designers to produce this type of holographic design? The process is pretty simple. Contact a provider. Ask for the specific format. Provide all the ...
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Check EXIF orientation

Bridge CS6 does read this info and includes a filter for image orientation. Do a right click in the 'Filters' panel to see that menu.
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Reflection of light on water at night

The answer is Angles Let me simplify with a 3D simulation of a softbox over a glossy blue plane. In our original scenario, the water is in complete calm and we have a reflection of the same size and ...
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How to create this photo effect with photoshop

Here's the before and after for the first one, based on what I did: I decided the general look and feel was more "overexposed", so to do that: In Photoshop, select Image > Adjustments > Exposure. ...
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Inconsistent colours when converting photo from RGB TO CMYK

The hardest thing for CMYK to produce is bright greens. Why? Well CMYK is an subtractive space. The more color you add, the darker it gets. 0, 0, 0, 0 is white while 0, 0, 0, 100 is true black and ...
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Create very long exposure clouds with brushes or other techniques in photoshop

Photoshop have this nifty filter called "render>clouds". I use it for creating brushed metal textures and things like that but I think they could render some nice clouds. But being sarcastic apart. ...
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Create very long exposure clouds with brushes or other techniques in photoshop

You could just use a blur effect. A radial blur is probably your best bet. Take this: Add a Radial Blur effect: Mask the areas you don't want affected: If the radial blur is too mechanical for ...
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How do I make this ripped paper/vintage effect?

That is one awful tutorial. Anyhow, print your graphic on a piece of paper, rip said paper, photograph or scan it. This will give the best result as far as the edge goes. Alternatively, rip any ...
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How do I sync photos across multiple devices?

If you're talking about just apple devices, I believe you can do a shared album with iCloud. That should sync photos to the devices of those who the album is shared with, so they'd be available ...
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Are Photoshop skills needed for a Graphic Illustrator?

It would serve you best to read the full job description and talk to both employers to make sure your skills would be the best fit. Photoshop is probably the easiest of the programs to use, but it ...
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Achieve Ludwig Hohlwein style from photograph

Keep in mind nothing automated will be as good as the manual way. I know this is a Photoshop question but here's an Illustrator technique you can apply since nobody else has offered it. In ...
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How can I edit a picture like this one?

In photoshop you could use alt+drag to copy the image around and adjust the opacity of each copy (make sure to use different layers for each).
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