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How can this visual effect be achieved using Photoshop or plugins? [duplicate]

I've seen effect used by a number of photographers and although I'm not sure I like it, I'm interested in understanding how it was achieved.
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Is this photo showing lenses apparently hanging in the air a Photoshopped composite, or was some other trick used?

Is this image showing a photographer surrounded by apparently-floating camera gear Photoshopped, or was a special technique used?
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How to capture a 'shockwave' from an explosion?

Technically, it's a vortex, but eh, technicalities. What I wanted to to was take some high-speed shots of an explosion, sort of like the slow motion stuff you see in the movies, except as a photo. ...
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How to do a flaming postprocessing effect?

I found the photo on the Internet: And I'm wondering. How is it even possible? Does this technique have a name? Any thoughts how to do it?
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Which special effects filter produces circular highlights?

Which special effects filter produces circular highlights as seen in this photo by Magda Wasiczek?
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How to create this early sun look?

I have seen lot of images that look similar to this, where there is this whitened light (image found on flickr) How to make image look like this in Gimp or Photoshop (prefered GIMP since I use ...
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Can I revert 'Color Sketch' mode on a Nikon camera?

I've just taken a bunch of photos without realising that my Nikon D5200 camera's 'color sketch' mode was enabled. Is there any way to revert them to real, effect-free photos?
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How to Achieve This Special Photography Effect [closed]

This is the most special effect I have ever seen , I don't even know what this effect name ! Here you are a sample : Maybe it's a Burn/Dodge process , anyway I like it and I wish to know any way or ...
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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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What technique was used to achieve this partial vertical motion blur? Software or camera movement?

I really like the effect of having a part of a photograph in sharp focus and other (usually upper) part in what appears to be a vertical motion blur. I see it most often done with photos of group of ...
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How to have one person look tall and another look small in one image?

When one of my friends showed me a picture, I was amazed on how it was done. The picture shows two people standing on the ground, but one of the people appears to be much taller and bigger than a ...
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How to photograph your hand such that it appears that it is in a computer screen?

Randomly searching the web and I got this mind-blowing picture: Accordingly, it says the the photograph didn't use Photoshop to do it. Even if it does, I want to ask how did it happen? Any idea?
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Can I capture only a particular colour with a Canon 650D? [duplicate]

I have a Canon DSLR 650D, and I want to know if there are any settings or features in the camera that will only catch/accept the predefined color. For example, I just want to capture only red color ...
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How to I edit a photo to have a old vintage look?

How to I edit a photo to have a old vintage look? I'm looking to achieve this sorta of vintage film like look. I'm looking for a way to achieve this without purchasing a "auto" effect program by using ...
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How to get a vintage/dreamy look?

How to get a vintage/dreamy look like this photo? It has some yellow color cast and seems like extra blur added in post process?
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How was the Blade Runner replicant eye reflection effect done?

I'm trying to recreate the Blade Runner eye reflection effect found in these examples: The closest I've seen is with a flash where the light bounces off in the eye and causes a bright red or ...
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Effects used on Abhranil Das's “Mountains on the Horizon” picture of the week?

I am curious about this picture of the week: Several things don't look quite right to me, and I'm curious if these really are artifacts or my imagination. If the former, it would be interesting to ...
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Is there a camera which can superimpose a subject onto a predefined background?

Let's say I have an image of the Taj Mahal. I want set the above image as my background image when taking the picture. Something similar to Photo Booth effects available in OS X, where you'll be ...
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What is this soft curved brushstroke-like effect?

I can call myself as nerd but this time I'm stuck, I couldn't find any information about a filter or effect. All I know is; there is a Photoshop brush set. How can people do that effect like one in ...
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Best way to create fog outdoors?

I really like the look of fog outdoors, in forests and such. I have seen a few behind the scenes videos with photographers using different methods (but I can't seem to find them now). The best one was ...
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How to shoot a image refracted through a drop of water?

How can I make a photo like this? Please note that this is just a example (I don`t want a shot of Spiderman).
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Making isometric images from one or more photos

Does anyone know of a way (possibly: an easy way!) to obtain 30-degree-isometric pictures (tilted like in old computer games like SimCity) starting from a normal photo? I don't know if all the ...
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How is the water effect achieved in “Dali Atomicus”?

I've been thinking of doing a reinterpretation of the Dali Atomicus by Philippe Halsman, and this curved water effect got me puzzled, so I wonder how this is done? If I splash some water from a bucket ...
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What kind of special effects can be created using polarizing filters?

From what I have read so far (this question in particular), CPL filters are good for darkening skys and improving image contrast by cutting down unwanted reflections. Apart from this, for some ...