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In-camera or post-processing techniques for altering the look of an image.

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How to recreate the 1980's film/colour effect? [closed]

This is a still from the movie "Ran" directed by Akira Kurosawa How do I recreate this exact colour effect using Lightroom or camera raw? After searching i found VSCOFilm which gives your photos ...
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What filter was used?

This accounts filter always moves when you scroll through the photos. Does anyone know how to get this or what it's called?https://instagram.com/p/BCROputkCX3/
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How to achieve this Desaturated/Flat yet Vibrant with Tanned skin tones in LR/PS?

I LOVE the look and style of this photographer and I'm looking to see how she gets this look! The skin tones are tanned, the images also have vibrant colours. EDIT: How is the faded look, the ...
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Oil Paint Effect app or Software

I'm looking for an app or software to do this effect on my photos. I searched and found some free photoshop action but neither not do this exactly, I'm wonder to know which mobile app or computer ...
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How can I get a light pink or purple pale tint to my photos (similar to Instagram user's)?

I want my pictures to get a light pink purple pale tint, like this Instagram user's photos. What filter or app is she using to get that look?
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How can I create long exposure images with my Ipad or my Android Smartphone?

What is the name of the technique that gives the sensation of rapidly moving objects in a still image? How to reproduce that? Is it possible to reproduce it with a smart-phone camera and an free App? ...
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How would I add a warm, golden glow to a photo?

How would you define the look and colour scheme of these stills (1, 2, 3, 4) from the 2002 movie Hollywood Ending, with respect to highlights, shadows, mid tones, white balance, contrast, saturation, ...
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How to achieve a vignette effect without post processing?

I was searching a technique for making the vignette effect without image editing. Maybe with a low F number and a short focal lenght? If is useful, I use a Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55 F3.5 - 5.5 G and a ...
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Looking for the name of an effect/edit. Usually popular with portrait photography [closed]

Hi, I'm currently wondering how this particular photographer achieved this "soft" effect. I've taken several of my own photographs similar to this, and I simply cannot find out what filter/effect/edit ...
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Composition for Ken Burns Effect

I have an assignment to shoot architectural, wildlife, and landscape stills for a video production team who wants to present them using some variation of the Ken Burns effect. I am concerned that ...
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How is this faded out look achieved? [duplicate]

I'll do my best to describe it; a kind of faded out look, the focus seems right but still the image looks like it was shot in light fog. Is there a name for "that look" and how is it usually achieved? ...
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What is the shot called where it goes from telephoto to wide-angle without a zoom? [closed]

I've seen this effect in movies where where the background behind the subject expands. In the movie "Ever After" when the father dies, they do that effect with the the daughter. It thought I saw a ...
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Photoshop technique (Strong fog/mist effect around an object) [duplicate]

Hello, stack exchange community. I was browsing Facebook timeline and found this photo, maybe someone can suggest how does this photo was captured or maybe some PS technique might be applied to ...
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Are these images from infrared film?

Recently have been eager to try my hand at infrared film photography. I've only done black and white film and color film so far, and have had experience in altering my negatives in post for ...
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How do I make my images look like this dreamlike picture?

I understand that the post-production process for images like these typically involves increasing the exposure and saturation and lifting the blacks of the image. However, I notice the histogram of ...
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How can I make a photo with blurred people but a sharp background? [duplicate]

I am trying to achieve the type of photo where the people/moving parts of the photograph are virtually invisible, but the static background is perfectly sharp. For example, I am taking a photo ...
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How to make the Reyes' Instagram Filter?

I would like to know how we can make the same thing that the Reyes Instagram filter gives on a picture on Photoshop? Before (left) / After (right):
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Make a planet effect photo, with samsung dv150f camera [duplicate]

I have a samsung 150f camera, I just want to know if is possible to create a planet effect photo with this camera, and how could I do it in photoshop.Thanks
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How can I get a lot of detail in the face, skin as seen in this poster for The Martian?

How was this effect achieved? You can see a lot of detail on the face, skin, etc. Is this a post-process filter or can you get this look by only playing with camera options? Is it possible to do ...
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Are the highlights in this photo a byproduct of the vintage lens or were water particles introduced during shooting?

The effect seen in this image is popular among garden photographers and most of the time vintage lenses are used. In this case the m42 helios-44m 58mm f2, a lens which i ordered and am anxiously ...
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Is there a plug-in to create a satin-like texture/light effect?

Is there a plug-in to add a satin-like texture to an image? I know how to play with canvas, porcelain, or rock surface like textures in Topaz Impression, which I use a lot, but I can't find anything ...
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How does a camera artificially decrease DoF of a shot from a single position?

Some cameras with small sensors can artificially blur image background provided there's an object in the foreground. FujiFilm calls it Pro Focus filter. I'm not sure if the camera makes one or two ...
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What lenses can produce a clean starburst effect?

I have seen several examples of a beautiful lens effect, naturally due to a stopped down aperture, but not like a lens star I have managed to create myself - it is so clean. Here is an example: https:...
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How can I achieve this 'pure white' skin effect?

Much better quality larger version here I am trying to get this 'pure white' skin effect. Is this just playing with over-exposure or is it more post-processing work? The above image is not mine. I ...
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How can I achieve this effect where photos have a “bluish” theme with highly dramatic colors? [duplicate]

Just wanted to see how this effect can be achieve in the images in this Facebook set. If you notice closely there is a 'bluish' theme in the pics yet colours are standing out and there is more drama ...
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How can I mimic this solarization effect?

Does anyone know the name of this effect? Or how I could reproduce it? I can use Adobe Photoshop CC.
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How do I get this look in my photos [closed]

How do I get my photos to look like this?
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how to capture snowflakes like this [duplicate]

http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/snow-japan-blue-pond/ he partially explained that it was light illuminating the flakes, but it seems that the flakes are also ...
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How to achieve this smudge effect in photoshop?

I came across this photo by Jacob Sutton and wanted to know if someone knew how to get this effect in photoshop?
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How can I achieve a color grading like in this photo?

I really like the effect from this photo and I know it's color grading, but I wanted your opinion on how I can get the same effect. The photo is available on this link. (The website is The Chriselle ...
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How can I recreate the Instagram Filter “Slumber”?

I am trying to recreate the Slumber filter of Instagram, but I am stuck at a certain point. Below you can see the Instagram, the original and my edited file. It seems like I am missing one important ...
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Bubble Effect on image (Photoshop or online)

I have a square image (300 x 300), and I'd like to apply the "bubble effect" as shown here: Specifically: I only want the "bubble" part in this example Make image round and give it that curved ...
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Identify a photo filter or a post-processing technique [duplicate]

Sometimes I come across photos that have some effect/filter applied to them, and I cannot understand/explain what that is. It looks really attractive, and I would like to be able to reproduce this ...
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What is a “pictorial effect” in photography, and how do I get it with a digital camera?

Could somebody explain this type of photography made by digital camera? Is it related to post processing? How much Photoshop can I use so I won't go out of the limits of this type of photography? ...
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How can I achieve this “golden” effect?

I see a lot of portraits taken using this, what I would call "golden" looking effect. I have never been able to figure out how to achieve this kind of effect. The image is quite warm but that's not ...
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How to achieve this effect in photoshop?

I got a newsletter which includes this picture and I was wondering how the effect on the clock is achieved in photoshop.
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How is this high-key, bright cityscape effect achieved?

I was wondering if anybody could tell me how this photo effect was achieved? Or is it an effect or filter that is applied after the photo has been taken? It looks almost negative, but it isn't.
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Why does it look better when skilled photographers apply filters and tricks to their photos?

Photoshop is a commonly used tool by photographers. It allows for making a variety of adjustments to images to enhance the way they look. There are many consumer targeted filters and effects that ...
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Is there a name for the style of putting a strong color gradient over a photograph?

A common trend I'm seeing a lot of is to put a strong color gradient over a photograph to create an attractive background. I'm not talking about slight color tweaks that instagram does, but instead ...
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How to create lighting with rays on the background?

I've recently seen this photo and really liked it: My question is: how to create such lighting effect? Is it created on post or it is real? Is it possible to create such lighting in a small studio?
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Photography editing style and secret [closed]

I am wondering how to edit color to create mood and style. Not just the basics of color correction . Here is a photographer that I admire: Elizabeth Gadd https://www.flickr.com/photos/...
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What is this style of photo called?

Is there a name for the type of editing applied to this photo? It's similar to HDR but most HDR photos I've seen go overboard dramatic. I don't consider the editing on this photo dramatic. http://...
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How do you achieve this brownish skin color moody look on your photos?

I've noticed that there is quite popular style of moody photographs with rich shadows, muted colors and very specific brownish-like skin-tone. It does seem to come from some kind of post-processing ...
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How can I tell which Instagram filter was used?

I want to know the name of this filter. I think it looks cool. http://instagram.com/p/vpYlx1q89e/?modal=true It would be very nice if Instagram said what filters are used in each photo... I like to ...
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How can I achieve a soft but detailed film look digitally? [closed]

Wonderful photo of the streets of Athens I found. I'm an amateur photographer curious to learn how to make my digital photos (Canon Rebel T3i) look more like film. Like this photo here, it has that ...
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How can I get photographs which look like 3D renderings?

How can I get a look like these photos? Thank you http://de.volkswagen.com/de/models/polo/galerie.html
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Re create existing filter from example

I'm new here, have been reading around for weeks and would like to ask a question myself now. Yesterday a friend showed me these photos. I'm really charmed by the effect/filter used and am trying to ...
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How is this “soft” effect achieved?

I've been following Sam Marie on Flickr and I'm wondering how they create the "soft, milky" tone of everything in their photos? Is it done post processing in Photoshop or is it a combination of ...
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How to select everything Lens Flare filter has added to the image?

Now this question is purely post editing but adding lens flare is really common in photography so here goes, how to make a selection of the flare that was added by Lens Flare filter in Photoshop CC ...
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What was done to this photo to get a surreal tone of pastel-like purples and blues?

What effects were applied to this photo, and do they have a name? Is the procedure called something specific? I notice a lot of photos from this photographer have this effect of slightly pastel-ish ...