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

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What is this filter? [closed]

The last few days I saw a new filter on many pages on instagram that changes the sky and it looks like in the following pictures. Can you tell me what is it?
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Blur effect or out of focus?

I discovered Robbie Lawrence's work while reading an article about his first body of work called Freetown. I am really interested in the photos that seem to be out of focus but still a bit "sharp&...
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Underwater: Edit and Join separated layers smoothly

As I really enjoy underwater photography, I am wondering how does one end up with a final image like the one I share below: Unedited on the left, desired effect on the right: Source: https://www....
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Is there an effect opposite of tilt-shifting?

Is there any effect that would make objects seem much larger than they actually are? I tried to google for it and the only thing I could find was a discussion on flickr where focus stacking is ...
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How can I produce a print that shows only one or two colors, rather than all three, in color film?

Say I wanted the final result to be a print that displayed only (or all but) the green elements in a color photo. What are some ways I could go about producing it? This could involve any step of the ...
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A photo effect that favours yellow & blue; What is its name & how is it done with GIMP?

I have recently come across several pictures that seem to have been modified to favour or skew towards both yellow and blue tones. The photo editing effect creates a special, somewhat cosy ambiance. ...
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How do I create a vignette in Photoshop Elements 11?

I'm new to Photoshop Elements 11. I am trying to create a vignette effect on some pictures. I'm using the Guided view with "Lomo Camera Effect" (but only the vignette option, not the lomo). I find ...
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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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How to bring such details on face and dull cyan color grading like in this image?

I have sufficient experience in Photoshop and prefer it over Lightroom. I want to know the directions to achieve these specialties of the image below: Facial details in wrinkles and hair. Dull cyan-...
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How can I accomplish this aged photo effect in Photoshop? [closed]

I'm trying to accomplish this effect for my website. I need to do this to a couple photo's and they need to look exactly like this (see below). Here is a link to the image with the effect I'm trying ...
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How do I get this foggy/cold/blueish look in my photos?

I'm new in the photography realm and I want to achieve a foggy/cold/blueish kind of magical look with my pictures. Something like these pics 1st image, click for full size Please help me! :)
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What is this effect, with millions of coloured light dots surrounding people in the dark?

I found this picture: . What kind of technique is necessary to create such pictures?
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How to achieve this light faded, desaturated look?

how can I achieve this look, as seen in photos by Simone Favilli? I love the soft light effect and colours of this image but I don't know how to achieve it in Post-processing. Any suggestions? Thanks ...
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How to achieve this effect that looks smoky/blurred and was used in a Balenciaga campaign? [duplicate]

This effect looks like smoke with a little blurring. There are many examples of this because it has been used in some erotic movies. I don’t know if it’s a lens filter, a specific camera, a technique,...
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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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Is it possible to 'fix' an image (with bad colouring/effect applied) based on a smaller thumbnail?

I'm trying to fix some old (as in a few years old, not vintage) images taken by a friend, and have noticed something odd. While most of the pictures appear somewhat over exposed/have strange colours (...
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How can I replicate Instagram's “Structure” in Capture One or Photoshop?

I am looking for a way to reliably recreate Instagram's "Structure" effect but can't manage to get it as beautiful as Instagram is doing it. I read that it is mainly a combination of Contrast and ...
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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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How do I create a split-tone effect using GIMP?

How do I create a split-tone effect in GIMP? Here is an example of the effect I am looking for.
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Does Anyone know which filter is this? Its used by a illustrator called Ilya Kuvshinov

This filter is used by the illustrator Ilya Kuvshinov, it has a little bit of chromatic aberration which is not too noticeable on the picture.
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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 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? (source: jacobsutton.com)
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Why does editing software not care about colorspace?

TLDR: Editing software does never indicate clearly how effects operate in terms of color spaces, gamma ramps and whitepoints. Why? Since I learned a lot about colorspaces, whitepoints, gamma ramps, ...
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How do you get this gritty, grainy effect?

How do I approach this effect? It’s sort of gritty, grainy fuzzy, yet still seems to retain a lot of fine detail. Can it be done in camera or is it a post processing effect?
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How to create lighting with rays on the background?

I've recently seen this photo and really liked it: (source: serial-fizruk.net) My question is: how to create such lighting effect? Is it created on post or it is real? Is it possible to create ...
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How to get soft-blur effect on flowing water with iPhone?

I like taking pictures of flowing water on my iPhone, and I'd like to get the soft-cloudy-blur effect for the water. On a traditional lens camera, this can be done with a longer exposure time. Is this ...
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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 (source: art-spire.com) Edit Using photoshop to get this effect ?
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What is the stippling effect used in newsprint and comics called, and how can I create it?

I am looking to achieve this dot pattern (stippling) effect in some way, be it analog or post processing. If you can identify this technique and some tips on how to go about it? It has a print look to ...
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What is exactly the '3D pop' in photography?

When reading about lenses, sometimes I come along the term '3D pop' and I think I have a rough idea about what it means; but I'd love to have a precise or scientific explanation (optics) of it. ...
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How can I create this 'medieval look' using an entry-level camera like the Nikon D3300?

How do recreate pictures like the ones below? They all appear to be lit a certain way. The colors are all very similar, with an overall dark, brooding aspect to them. The backgrounds are heavily ...
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How to get this purple haze effect?

What effect is used to get this purple type of hazy colour? I am not talking about the green, but only the purple look, where you are almost seeing an item twice. I understand that the blue colour got ...
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What is this effect with blue and yellow color shifts around objects?

What is this effect with blue and yellow color shifts around objects? How can it be achieved?
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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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Orange “aura” around people/objects in photo, usually present with older cameras? [duplicate]

I’m not sure if this is the right place to ask but I’ve been unable to figure out what exactly this is. It’s an effect, seemingly unintentional, that makes people and things have orange blurs around ...
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How do we get this look? Is it a filter or a camera setting

How does one get this effect in pictures. Is it a filter or photoshop
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What app or filter would create the blurry clone/duplication of the people in this photo?

I was wondering what app or filter would achieve the blurry duplication of the people on the right hand side of the photo, the one that's pointed to by the white arrows? If it's photoshop how would I ...
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How is the illusion of light streaks achieved in this photo? [duplicate]

I've seen a photo with a nice light streaks illusion, that I believe was captured in the camera itself rather than added in post-processing. Can anyone explain how one can replicate it?
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How to achieve a retro-elegant, faded, low-contrast look?

How can I achieve a retro-elegant, faded, low-contrast, look, as seen in photos by Samuel Elkins? Assuming this is done in Lightroom or Photoshop, I suspect photographer uses a preset because he has ...
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How to create sophsticated aquarelle-style image from a photograph, like the Waterlogue app?

I recently found out about Waterlogue . It is an app for iPhone and iPad that lets you transform photos into painterly, aquarelle-pencil-style "paintings". Information how it is done is ...
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What effect is this? Like an outdoors shot with sunlight with a lot of yellow hues

So, I found these pictures Here's a link to the album, if anyone's interested The effect seems like magazine pictures from the 1980s shot with old film. EDIT: Here is another image. The "effect" I'm ...
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How do I reproduce this dark background on this photo?

I was trying to take some photos of flowers, when I managed to snap the following photo: This is the jpeg the camera made. The foreground is bright, while the background is dark. Creating the dark ...
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Dodge and Burn in Darktable

I was searching for Dodge and Burn in Darktable but didn't find any website that show how to do this. I've only found this feature request for darktable that show that the OP use Dodge and Burn and ...
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How to I get the Instagram “Lux” effect without using Instagram?

I am kind of fascinated with the new Lux effect of Instagram. I want to "get" the same effect myself, during post processing. This is what I was able to get to, after playing with Levels, Contrast, ...
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What is this low-quality, fuzzy filter called? And does anyone know how to apply it to your own photos?

Can anyone tell me what this filter is? I am talking about the low-quality, fuzzy look of the example pictures. I have been looking everywhere for it, but I do not know the name of it! Also, does ...
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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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What visual effect can be seen in the following picture?

I saw this picture on Behance. As an amateur photographer, i just want an analysis of the picture and help in how to recreate it with a different object. original picture credits - Kremer Johnson ...
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How can I achieve this soft-curved effect in photoshop? [duplicate]

I once used some Android application to add some effect on one of my photos. I forgot the app name and I never found it. Can I achieve this effect using Photoshop? .
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What kind of effect could I use to get this skin/beard black&white swirling effect?

I'm trying to reproduce an effect on an image a client has given me, but I can't seem to tell what was used Personally I think someone's drawn this themselves partly, for example the beard and his ...
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How can I exacerbate static discharge?

This question points out that the artifacts in the image are likely caused by static discharge. Contrary to what most would want, I'd actually like to attempt to really spark things up on the next ...
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How to shoot a light trail photo where an object is still in focus? [duplicate]

I have come across this picture of a car where the background has a light trail effect but the object (which is the car) is still in focus. I know how to create the light trail effect but I'm not ...