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How to tile the same image repeatedly in Gimp?

How to tile a 1:1 image 3 times horizontally, side-by-side 1:3, without having to manually calculate and type in 3 times the width of the original as a new file? And without being constrained to ...
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Wrong shutter speed turned photos white

I had the wrong shutter speed when taking photos on a very sunny day and they turned out to be completely white, is it possible to get the image back in photoshop? Or is it a lost cause?
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How to make very dark photos brighter?

I took photos of the full moon but they all turned out black. I recognize my mistake later where my shutter speed was 4000, the aperture was f/11, and the iso was 100. My question is how to make the ...
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What are lightroom alternatives for netbook with 2gb ram and a atom mobile processor [closed]

I have an acer switch 10 detachable notbook which has 2gb of ram and Atom Z3735F @1.33GHZ as processor.I want an photo editing software which can come close to adobe lightroom.Please let me know some ...
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How to check if a photo is edited (even basic edits like exposure and white balance)?

A competition I want to participate in demands that they want unedited photos. The submission should not even have basic edits like brightness, saturation, white balance etc They claim they'll check ...
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How to perfectly overlap two photos?

I have some old postcards of a street and I would like to make the same photo nowadays. Of course, I will shot from the same place I thought the photo was shot, but I will use a different camera and ...
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Accurately Recreating Sierra and Walden from Instagram in Lightroom Classic or Photoshop

I'm trying to accurately recreate the Sierra and Walden filters from Instagram in Lightroom Classic or Photoshop. I've tried manually doing this before but have never quite got them just right. So I ...
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I have a photo taken with a cell phone in the dark the subject is unrecognizable how do i edit this to see what was in the photo?

The photo was taken with a cell phone in the dark.. the subject is unrecognizable when I start adding brightness contrast and highlights it makes it too pixily and even more confusing! What order ...
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Can I get a Kodachrome-film look in my digital photos after editing?

Can I edit my digital photos so they will get the colors and the values of the famous Kodachrome film or at least resemble to it? I can also ask the futile question edit the photos so they have a ...
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How to save a photo without transparency turning white MS paint

while editing a photo, I tried to make a transparent window which my computer detects, making a real transparent window. however, I made it and transferred it to the printer and I appeared white, [I ...
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Edit a dark picture

If you take a picture in a room with all the lights off, would you be able to edit the picture later to see it like you would with lights on??
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Ensure ALL iPhone burst shoot images are shared via upload for Selection & Editing? How?

Ensure ALL iPhone burst shoot images are shared via upload for Selection & Editing? How? We did a casual photo shoot, lots of burst shots a few months back. We never got around to working on ...
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How can I best edit out window reflection in this photo?

I took this photo in Vancouver a while ago and would like to make a poster out of it. Unfortunately, I didn't have the necessary equipment to avoid window reflection. It's been edited in Lightroom ...
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What's the name for the technique where a portrait-oriented image is filled-out to a landscape one with a scaled-up blurred version of the same image?

It is very common nowadays, specially with smartphone videos and photos. It consists of adding the same picture zoomed in the background, to turn a portrait image into a landscape one, as seen below. ...
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How do you turn day into night and night into day? [duplicate]

Easily to explain hard to do. I wonder if its possible for me to take photo of my street in the day and make it look like night because night photography is beautiful but night requires high shutter ...
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Creating this shallow DoF, high contrast imagery

Hey guys, so the image above is an example of the type of shot I was hoping to replicate. I shoot with a 16mm 1.4 lens, so opening that all the way seems to give the desired depth of field and enough ...
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Is this posterization? How to avoid it when stretching histogram?

Last weekend I took some photos in the mountains, where I can't control the light, nor the movement of the subjects. Some of the photos had very little contrast and brightness, and were a bit ...
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How can I use exiftool to conditionally modify tags?

I have used different Olympus digicams, but the "Make" EXIF field is not consistent in their images. This means certain image management software groups them into different manufacturers, such as "...
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Blur faces in raw images

Is there a way to edit a raw image to black out or blur faces in raw images. The purpose would be to post images online for editing advice whithout identifying the people in the shot. I’m currently ...
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Removing glow from behind and around trees [duplicate]

I've been editing a landscape image with lightning in the sky, and I've brought up the clarity and contrast in Lightroom to make it stand out more. However, I end up with a noticeably brighter sky ...
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How could I edit armpit stains out of a photograph?

This is an amateur photo of my sister - how would I edit out the armpit sweat stains from walking around all day? image cropped to save space - original available on click-through
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Save an underexposed foreground without blowing out the background

I recently shot my sister-in-laws wedding for the bridal party preparations, a good day was had by all and I've got a good number of shots I'm really happy with. Unfortunately there is a group of ...
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How to do this prismatic/double exposure effect?

Hello all, just saw this picture on Instagram and was wondering how they got this effect and what the effect is called? Double exposure?
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How to make the signature/watermark look better? [closed]

I recently started to use watermarks/signatures on my pictures and so I was obviously looking for feedback. A lot of my followers think it fits perfect but in the past week 3 of my friends (all of ...
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Photo editing with touch screen

Can a Wacom Intuos Pro be used with Adobe Photoshop?
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How to achieve a glowy/dreamy light look

I have noticed some photos have this glowy/dreamy light effect. I am not sure how this is achieved (shooting/editing??). Does anyone know? I have included an example.
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Ethical background of editing images

I am a software engineering undergraduate and I implemented a system to match edited photographs with their original photographs to protect intellectual properties of photographers as my final year ...
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Is there a Windows program to edit photo time stamp in batch like in Google Photos? [duplicate]

I have 3000 photos taken this year (2017) on a camera which had the date & time set incorrectly so all these photos are stamped with a 2015 date. I would like to change the time stamp on all of ...
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Is it common for photographers to outsource editing (a.k.a. "overflow editing")?

I've helped a few friend photographers by editing their photos when they're overloaded with work. They cull and edit the photos that go on the blog and I match their style and edit the rest. I've only ...
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Brightening up Northern Lights

I just recently had the chance to go to Iceland and document the northern lights I took a shoot with the car and the northern lights as it's for a piece I'm working on, but any adjustments i make can'...
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Restoring lightroom files from backups

Recently I backed up all my photos to an external hard drive, in doing this I accidentally cut and pasted the 'Lightroom' folder, which was in 'my pictures'. On realizing this I wasn't too dismayed, ...
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