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Photoshop is Adobe Systems' software for image manipulation and photo editing.

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How can I do automatic background subtraction with a reference image in Photoshop?

I plan on taking a series of pictures of people in a room, keeping a fixed position of the camera, and later remove the background. Essentially, although the background is complicated, it should be ...
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Multi-Image Meshing: Image Stitching an Array

I've got a large 1 meter by 2 meter pattern printout for a garment. I'm not able to capture fine detail with a single shot, namely the sensor on my camera captures poor detail at distances past a ...
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Photographing & cutting out white powder

I need to photograph white powder in a circle shape and still retain the shadow. I've tried photographing on different coloured backgrounds as shooting on white is too tricky to cut out. The ...
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Does Photoshop 7 support RAW file format?

Does Photoshop 7 support RAW file format? Or do I need any other software for that?
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How can I colorize a black and white photo using colors from a similar photo?

I have several photos taken in a studio, but the one photo I like is in black and white, and I lost the raw image file. Those photos I don't like, which have colors, are really similar to the one I ...
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How can you limit the output of black and whites in Lightroom?

There is a successful photographer I follow and people love the effect they add to their photos. I've been editing photos for a long time and I know the trick they're using. However, I can't reproduce ...
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What is this “Dreamy” effect called and how can I achieve it?

I've been trying to describe this effect on google and got no useful results. Seems like its a mix between a tint via the overlay and the offset? Here is another example, but the effect seems less ...
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How can I resize and watermark my images so people can't take them when I'm trying to sell them?

Ok I am new and I take pictures with an older nikon coolpix camera, I usually just edit with snapseed free app on my tablet then if I wanna change it a little more use an Instagram filter. My subjects ...
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How to photograph tire tracks imprinted on a person's clothes?

I would like to create a photograph where I lie on the flow with a bike next to me and my shirt has some tire tracks as if the bike drove over me. However, I don't know how to add the tire tracks to ...
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How to enhance a cameraphone photo so you can see stars?

In the context of star photography, clearly you are not going to get as good of a photo with a smartphone camera as you could with a real camera and a long exposure. However, provided you have taken a ...
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Over saturation in RAW files

I have a canon 7D and shot some images in RAW which came out on the camera and JPEG as I wanted them to. When I open the RAW file in Photoshop CC the images lose definition and become totally over ...
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How can I achieve this low contrast effect in Photoshop?

Using Camera Raw or Photoshop, how can I achieve this look? http://www.flickr.com/photos/adriellyalves/9854934404/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/adriellyalves/9764912546/ ...
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How can I automate the creation of Polaroid-like images in Photoshop?

I would to create a canvas with dozens, perhaps close to 100, polaroid-like photographs strewn about it. I have the image files in one folder. In order to create the canvas, I'd have to import each ...
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How can I see exactly what has changed between two images with a difference in brightness?

I have two images that are the same, except that one has an adjustment in its brightness. Is there a way to compute the difference of these images in Photoshop somehow to see what has changed from ...
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Free software to create photo book (Pdf)

Please suggest some good free software to create photo books , which can save in pdf format. Thanks
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Removing light halos in lightroom or photoshop

Are there any good techniques for reducing halos around lights in night shots? For example this photo Maybe it's impossible but I'm just wondering if there is any filter, plugin, technique that ...
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lightroom editing in photoshop..

I am sending my lightroom images in small groups to be edited in photoshop. I'm selecting to edit the original image. When I save the image (jpg) in photoshop, only some of the images in lightroom ...
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Gigapixel photo post processing [closed]

How are gigapixel (GP) panoramas processed? I just made a small panorama with ~2 gigapixels and I am processing it using Photoshop of the stitched panorama. Output from my stitching software works ...
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How to center part of object in Photoshop

I would like to know how to center a part of object to the center of the screen in Photoshop. Here is an example photo - cell phone with antenna: The cellphone and it's antenna is selected as one ...
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Anyone have any idea how I can recreate this sort of lighting/color?

This is a shot by Ben Hassett, he doesn't use much photoshop as he generally tries to stick to traditional photographic methods when working. Ive been trying to figure out what sort of ...
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How do I crop to least rectangular extent after Photomerge?

After stitching a panorama using Photomerge, how can I crop out all the empty space on the sides? Seems like there should be a tool for this, but I can't find one in Photoshop.
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raw image looks perfect in camera and lr4 but awful in cs6

I'm not sure if it's my camera, or my photoshop cs6, but I shoot manually and use AWB. i've never had an issue until recently. My images look great in my cameras viewfinder, but when I open them up in ...
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How can I accomplish layer composites in Photoshop?

I am trying to learn few tricks from Photoshop CS6 to accomplish something different and make look cool. I'm interested to know how to accomplish this ...
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How can I use CMYK values to white balance skin?

I recently heard a photographer mention that they: ...adjusted the white balance using the CMYK method I did a bit of searching on this and found different resources claiming to use formulas ...
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How to identify if a photo is photoshopped without looking at its digital code

I found this similar question but it is about finding hints in the digital file :how-to-identify-photoshop-edited-files. I want to know if there is a way to do this without looking at the digital ...
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Book for learning Photoshop? [duplicate]

I know this is not the right place to ask this but couldn't find a better one. Can anyone suggest me a good book to learn the Photoshop cs5 from basics to pro ?
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How to pause a batch operation in photoshop to allow for user interaction?

Is there a way to insert a pause into an action to wait for a batch operation? I have a script set up to take the selection from an image and stick it on a white backdrop, and wanted to set it up so ...
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How to use a Kodak Gray Scale to color-proof image scans?

I am familiar with the usage of a (Kodak) Gray Scale card when photographing, e.g. to get a color-proof replica of a painting. Now, I'd like to use such a card to ensure my scans are color-proof. At ...
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How to fix light spots in portraits

When shooting in shade, it is possible to get a bright spot of sunlight over a small area of the body (portrait photography). I would like to know the best technique I can use to fix it, and make the ...
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How can I find dust in Photoshop similar to the Lightroom feature Visualize Spots?

Adobe Lightroom 5 came out with a new feature called "Visualize Spots" that helps you to find dust. More information on the feature can be found here: Adobe Help How can I achieve a similar function ...
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Can I have multiple filters over different layers sharing the same mask in Photoshop?

I tried to use multiple filters with different layers and same mask. Apparently, the one on top masks the effects of the ones below it if the mask is the same. Is there a way to have multiple ...
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Sharpening when editing RAW in CS6 from LR5

When opening a RAW file in Photoshop from LR5, will the standard +25 Sharpening be "remembered" in Photoshop, or will it be reset to zero? Another question, not related to the previous one, is if ...
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Saving image only from PSD files [closed]

I have a PSD File. In that there is one picture and some texts associated with that picture. I want the picture alone to be saved in jpeg format.Any option like that? Like in ms word/powerpoint, ...
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How to fix image position in Photoshop CS6?

Whenever I open an image in CS6, it appears right aligned on the screen, and that leaves a lot of unused screen space in the window on left side. This creates problem when ever applying adjustment to ...
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Printing on an epson 9890 using Photoshop CS5

I have two images both the same size in inch and in dpi. the color profile of the documents are Adobe RGB (1998) on image #1 and c2 on image #2. My Epson 9890 prints the whole image #2 (c2), Image #1 ...
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How to get 'plastic' skin tones in a picture? [duplicate]

I know this is a very complex photo, but I'm interested in knowing how the skin tones were achieved which I believe is an almost but not quite, a plastic look. Are there tutorials out there on this? I ...
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How do I make a picture look like a painting?

I have both Lightroom and Photoshop. Is there a tutorial that explains how to make pictures look like paintings? I'm mostly interested about impressionism, but other styles are definitely in my ...
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What is the optimal resolution required of a picture to print on an A1 size canvas?

I am working on a poster in which the background is a photo that I took myself (18 MP). I am wondering what would be the best resolution for printing this photo on an A1 canvas. This might sound very ...
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Hiding Blown Shadows/Highlights Indicators in Camera Raw

How do I stop Camera Raw showing blown blacks as blue and blown whites as red in Photoshop Camera Raw?
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Just upgraded to a newer version of Photoshop, how do I get Lightroom to recognize it?

I had PS5.1 when I installed LR4 and now I have CS6, but LR4 still opens everything in CS5.1. How do I make it open everything in CS6?
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How to achieve Japanese-painting like effect with Gimp?

In a recent blog post Trey Ratcliff shares the following picture: About the processing he says: To achieve it [...], you can duplicate the layer then do some extreme sharpening and a black and ...
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What is the most effective Photoshop technique to remove people from photos?

For years I have played with the various Adobe Photoshop tools to remove pesky tourists from my landscape photos. Some of the tools and methods I've tried include: Clone Stamp Tool(.87 or earlier) ...
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Can Photoshop apply duotone through adjustment layers?

Is it possible to apply duotone through an adjustment layer? Like this: Adjustment layer: duotone Adjustment layer: black and white Ground layer: original color file (smart object) I don't need ...
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NEF File Error: Could not complete your request because it is not the right kind of document

I took a bunch of photos earlier today on my Nikon D7000 camera in RAW format, as recommended to me by members of this forum. I loaded all the pictures up onto my computer, but when I try to drag ...
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How to create a photo mosaic?

Hi i am new to photography, i have a pic of my friend's which i would like to make it special. I would like to combine his 20 to 30 pics to form his face or any other nice pic of his. What software ...
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How to recreate Instagram Lux effect in Photoshop [duplicate]

I am just wondering if anyone knows how to recreate the instagram lux effect with photoshop, here is an example of before and after of the lux effect Before Lux After Lux
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How can I recreate this glowing light effect?

How to have a glowing light ray effect outside some object like in this photo Edit Using photoshop to get this effect ?
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How to reduce size of a jpeg image in Photoshop?

I'm trying to reduce the size of my photo. I have tried all solutions given on this website. My current image size is 159 KB and I have to reduce to 10 KB with 5L x 3.6w.
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Stitch first and edit later or vice versa?

I have a set of three images imported in Lightroom 3.6 which I want to stitch into one panorama using Photoshop's CS5.5 Merge to Panorama tool. As I see it I have two options in doing so. Doing all ...
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Photoshop expand folder keyboard shortcut [closed]

What is the Photoshop keyboard shortcut to expand a folder? For example, I'd like to use my keyboard to expand the selected "yellow" folder: Any ideas how to do this?