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

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What is the difference between “Add” and “Linear dodge (Add)” in Photoshop?

In Photoshop's "Apply Image" dialog window there is one blending mode that is absent in layer's blend mode list. It as Add. So, what is the difference between it and "Linear dodge" that already has (...
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Software to create presentation boards out of individual images

I have a group of CADs/images (around 60) that I would like to present in 1 pagers. Each page should show 6 or 8 photos. Is there any software that could automatically create these boards without me ...
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Books on Photography [duplicate]

What books are recommended for fundamentals on photography? I am starting out and have played wit the camera for over a year and i want to greatly improve and want to start correctly.
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Printing photo on large truck wrap

If i have a photo that's 18" x 12", and 300dpi, will it come out clear if i print it on a 16' truck? I am planning on using a stock photo and then blowing it up, but i am worried that it won't come ...
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How do you make a skin tone metallic brown?

First of, i'd like to say that i'm partially colour blind which makes this task more difficult for me. I'm wondering if it is possible to change a person's skin tone in photoshop from something pretty ...
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What sort of post-processing can improve this washed out image?

The original image [ISO => 400, F11, 1/320 seconds, -1/3 EV] looks washed out, may be because of bright day light overhead. In GIMP, if I apply Tools => Color Tools => Levels => Auto, the picture ...
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Are basic editing tools on Instagram fundamentally the same as those in Photoshop or Lightroom?

I shoot with a Canon DSLR (I usually shoot in JPEG cos I'm a noob) and like to upload good photos to Instagram. Typically this involves importing the images to my computer, uploading them to Google ...
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What are the advantages of editing a larger image?

If I have an image which is 2000px by 2000px, and the same image at 500px x 500px, what are the advantages of editing the larger image and scaling down afterwards?
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How can I use Photoshop's filter to remove motion blur without getting a doubled-image effect?

Recently I've been playing with Photoshop with this picture. What I did is that I removed the motion blur using the Filters and now the picture looks like there are 2 same pictures overlapping. Here's ...
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What is the simplest way to batch crop differently sized photos?

I'm new here. I would really appreciate your help. Let's say I have a few hundred photos of a model on infinite background, shot from four different angles: front, back, side and full length. Is there ...
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Automate Opening Files in Photoshop Template

I'm trying to automate the process of creating a 3-photo collage. So far I've automated placing 3 photos and 'clipping' them to the right size (see below) via a Photoshop Action. My question is if I ...
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JPG with ICC profile looks faded in browser

When i am done processing my image in Photoshop i will want to save it as a .JPG file. When the save dialog opens it has a checkmark next to "ICC profile: sRGB IEC61966-2.1". I understand that this ...
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Why are my pictures darker when I download them off of my camera? [closed]

I'm trying to download some pictures off of my camera and either on a flash drive, onto my computer, or even online, and whenever I try to do so the pictures become dull and dark. This is quite a ...
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How to un-spherize an image using Photoshop?

Assume I have a traditional panorama. I use a spherize technique (e.g., in Photoshop) to produce a spherical image. Some time later, I want to take the spherical image and get back the landscape (...
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Why I am getting only solid yellow images from Adobe Camera Raw?

I have recently installed Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.1.1 and all of the RAW images opened with Camera Raw look like the attached image. They look perfectly fine on my other computer, with another version ...
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Why does the result of Photoshop Curves and Imagemagick Curves differ?

When using imagemagick to apply curves (convert -function), the output differs from the output when I'm using a curves adjustment layer in Photoshop. What is the reason for this difference? I'm using ...
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How do I copy smart objects from one opened file to another

Lets say I have two opened images I am working on in Photo Shop. I want to copy an entire layer or a smart object from one opened image to the other opened image. How do i do it?
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Why is Photoshop not merging my panorama?

It's not something i am planning on doing often but I wanted to try to do a panorama and use Photoshop's "Merge to Panorama" feature to stitch the images. Previously I have only done this manually. I ...
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How to avoid circles of light in some images and get rid of them once they're there?

I'm getting circles of light in some of the images taken with my Canon Rebel 2Ti. I see from some explanations they are lens flare... and solution is to use a lens hood. I will try this approach. My ...
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How do you fill additional space with the background color when enlarging canvas size in Photoshop?

I saw a video where a photo was cropped to be larger in Photoshop. The new additional space was automatically filled with the background color which was white in one photo and black in another. How do ...
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Is it possible to undo the editing of pictures of which you don't have the originals anymore?

I did much photoshopping on pictures, of which I can't remember the original. The originals are gone. Can I retrieve them still?
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How can I best photograph white powder so I can later cut it out of the background but keep natural shadows?

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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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 to transform an image's area into a cube - with photos

I am doing a project for a client and I need to manipulate a photograph; either by photoshop or by taking the shot at a specific angel/lens. My goal is to turn all the quadrants of photos into a cube ...
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What is a good technique for reproducing “light leaks” in post production?

Light Leaks normally occur due to low quality or damaged sealing in a camera so that stray light can come in and expose the film in unwanted ways. It shows up as a colored glare or discoloration in ...
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How can I batch save images with reduced colors in Photoshop? [closed]

I'm trying to record and run a macro in Photoshop that saves images as PNG with just 8 colors. Recording the macro, I save for web, select the options I want, and hit save. But when I play back the ...
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Where is the “aligned” option for the clone stamp in Photoshop CC 2015?

I am using the 2014 version of Martin Evening's Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers. In the section on the clone stamp and healing brush, he refers to the "aligned" option on the option bar. ...
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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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How to preserve image quality when exporting psd file to jpeg?

my psd file is 9900px by 6600px and I want to export it to jpeg for a website. When I try to export it to jpeg with 72ppi and lower down pixel dimensions to about 1000px by 750px, the image comes out ...
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Lightroom-style Black & White Conversion in Photoshop

Until recently I did almost all my processing in Lightroom, but a combination of its increasingly poor performance and lack of tooling (luminance masks for example), has lead me back to giving ...
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Fit 63 photo on one Photoshop file for printing [closed]

I have 63 photos, each one is 75*75 pixels large. I need to combine them in one Photoshop file and prepare this file for printing. What are the required dimensions to do that?
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How to create high res PDF of multiple images from Lightroom or Photoshop on a Mac?

I have Photoshop and LightRoom and I have 10 photos that I want to submit for a magazine. The guideline says Please submit your webitorial as a high res PDF including all images, wardrobe, and team ...
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How do I get Adobe Camera RAW to read the the in-camera settings from Nikon raw .NEF files?

I dislike the losing of camera settings when I shoot in raw (.NEF) in nikon. The colors become dimmed and the camera noise reduction is removed , so the the photos look very noisy compared with ...
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What's a typical Lightroom + Photoshop workflow for “normal” postprocessing?

I just started using Adobe Lightroom CC and shooting in RAW. So far I have been using the "Develop" feature in Lightroom to do my postprocessing, which is basic and usually consists of cropping, ...
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banding photoshop auto-blend layers

I get some banding in Photoshop when I auto-blend (RAW) layers. Is there a way to overcome this? Below is a cut-out from my panorama.
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How do I fade colour in some areas of a photo with Photoshop?

I have photos of biological tissue samples (the attached photo is not mine, it is just an example), which were stained with dye. Because of the nature of the tissue, the staining is uneven (some areas ...
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How can I create this effect (dreamlike softness)

I was earlier helped given advice on how to shoot a certain photo (See earlier question How was this taken/edited?) Now I think I have a good idea on how to get similar results regarding the camera ...
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Colour matching with Photoshop and Canon IP7250

After having used a HP multifunction printer for some time, today I upgraded to a Canon Pixma IP7250 inkjet. I'm having serious difficulties making the prints resemble the images on screen, an issue I ...
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How do I standardize white-balancing in Lightroom without using auto?

I want to edit a bunch of photos at once, in Lightroom, to have roughly the same white balance (as close to neutral as possible – not any artistic tinting, or anything). I use a Canon camera to shoot ...
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Why skin smoothing tool is painting the photo with white color

I don't know photoshop and usually get by by using quick edits in CaptureOne but this time wanted to do some basic skin retouch, so downloaded a simple skin retouch tool and following their tutorial ...
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How is this changing vertical perspective effect achieved?

I came across few pictures of this kind, but find it difficult to search for the way people make them. What kind of settings you should use in your camera, and do you use photoshop after that? ...
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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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What would cause a green color shift in the same photo between my Mac and my iPhone?

I just finished editing a picture and saved it in JPG on my Mac, which look perfectly fine. I sent it to my iPhone and the color completely shifted and look dull. I was wondering what could make such ...
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Preparing enlargements of raw pictures for professional printing?

If one is having large prints made by a professional printer (say, 3' square or more), does one... (1) ...take care of the enlargement in Photoshop (upsampling to necessary dpi in raw before ...
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How to create my Photoshop file locally when i chose edit in Photoshop from Lightroom?

I keep my Lightroom catalogue on my local drive, but all my raw files on a network attached storage device. When i chose Photo.Edit in Photoshop is there any way i can have it create the copy that's ...
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How do I crop pictures to certain proportion in Photoshop?

For reference, I use Photoshop CS5 Extended. I would prefer to find a way to do what I want in this software. I often want to crop my pictures so that they fit a certain proportion (either for ...
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Problem with clone stamp tool not sampling correctly

Photoshop CC 2015.1.2 release I'm trying to clone out this plug socket but the clone stamp tool seems to either lighten or darken when painting the sample in. It results in a patchy job. I've reset ...
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Dark+Contrast. New trend in photography editing, how its done?

There is this new trend where people create crazy contrasted photos, its all over the Tumblr and Instagram. I'm not in love with the style, but it looks so strange, that i can't help wondering - how ...
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Getting this 1950s-esque photo style in post?

I'm 90% sure this photo was edited to look like this, not taken that way. How do I get this effect – vibrant colors but still washed-out and 1950s-esque at the same time? Perhaps a sepia cast, but ...