Questions tagged [photo-editing]

Photographic editing is the process of reworking an original photo, either produced by film or digital, to create the artistic vision of the photographer.

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Are there any programs out there that can automatically elliptically crop coin images?

I am looking for a program that can take an image of a coin on a mostly single-color background, elliptically crop it, and save it as a PNG, so I can quickly open/copy the coin and paste it into my ...
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How to reduce large, agressive color noise?

I tried to shoot an image of Comet C/2020 F3 last night. My settings were ISO 6400, f/5.6 and Shutter speed 2 seconds at 175mm on a MFT camera. As expected, there is a lot of noise, so I planned to ...
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Will resizing an image result in a good looking print?

I'd like to resize an old image in order to print it for hanging on the wall with a frame. I already researched how to do resizing by itself in using Affinity Photo. I have a 1500x630px image at 96dpi,...
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How to create a spiral in photo editing on PicsArt?

I just downloaded PicsArt Apk at TechBigs, one of the most popular photo editing apps. How do you use the golden / spiral ratio of PicsArt to create better photos? Should where? As I understand it, ...
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Reconnect Lightroom catalog with relocated photos

.t.txt In Lightroom, I need to reconnect my catalog with the new location of the photos. Seven years ago there were solutions that worked when photos were in the same folders and the folder structure ...
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Can someone recommend a free simple photo editor with a tool that blends a specific details I don't want to be seen?

All I want to know is some free photo editor with which I could camouflage some details in photo like making it blend with all the colours the particular details is made of. I know that some time ago ...
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Why the photos edited on lightroom desktop looks different in mobile phone?

I am using Adobe Lightroom CC to edit photos on my computer. When I edit them on computer and export them it looks good on my computer. But, when I copy same images on mobile device then they looks ...
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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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Printing picture on a canvas [duplicate]

I am trying to print a picture on a canvas, I would like the canvas to be 16x24 in size. I was told that my picture is 75 DPI, is the resolution good enough for the canvas to be nice and clear?
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How to transform a picture with reference points on another picture?

I don't exactly know how to describe the problem. I have two maps that partly show the same extent of a place, but on the whole, the scale, rotation and protection might be different. I still want to ...
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Image colour inconsistency between browsers, image viewers, and Photoshop

Edited in case the question wasn't clear: Question: How do I get Photoshop, IrfanView and ACDSee to display images the same as they are displayed in the latest versions of Chrome and Firefox (both of ...
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My photos are being save in pp3 format after saving them in raw therapee

when I edit my photo and save it in the application, it saves as a pp3 file and I can't seem to figure out how to change this. I have researched other apps to open the file, but I couldn't find a ...
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What are the benefits of LZW compression for TIFFs?

I have few photos - JPEGs from smartphone, RGB, 8 bit per channel. Nature, landscapes. I want to edit them. Before editing I will convert JPEGs to TIFFs. I will use TIFF, RGB, 8 bit per channel. ...
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Which color model to use while editing photos? RGB? Or some else?

I want to shoot few photos using smartphone. Nature, landscapes. From smartphone I will receive JPEGs, RGB. I will trasfer them to computer. Next step I will convert them to TIFFs. Next step I will ...
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Reduce image sharpness and DPI [closed]

Why does the sharpness of the imag decrease when I increase the DPI of an image?
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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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What colour for background extraction on plant photos?

I'm working on a plant store website. Usually, for product photos we use a green screen background, so that we can remove the background and use any background we want for the product. But for plants ...
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Photography gets check pattern during saving/flattening in PS

I was working on scan of this "a little" overexposed analogue photo (cleaning from dust, some colour adjustments and curves). After saving a picture, this check pattern appear. I tried different ...
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Darktable : using a style to deactivate a an operation when exporting a file

I usually set a watermark on my photos and I would like to be able to deactivate sometimes the watermark when I am exporting files from the light table. Long ago, with an old version of Darktable, I ...
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An image with lower resolution is of higher file size while that of a higher resolution is of lower file size. How does that happen?

This image having resolution: 3200x2192 pixels has file size: 5.86 MB while this one has resolution of 6000x4000 pixels but file is of 4.55 MB. What is happening in both cases? Any help to clear up ...
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Is there a software to automatically crop a scan of multiple images? ( Windows 10 ) [duplicate]

I want to digitize my old family albums using a scanner and there are lots of photos in them. Thus far, my method has been to scan 4 images at a time and then manually cropping them in a simple editor ...
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Fear of underexposure despite proper exposure in editing program?

I'm constantly afraid that my images are underexposed for I'm playing a lot with light and shadow and like to shoot at night. Even though in my picture editing program the image seems well exposed ...
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Saturation and contrast in photography vs video

I've observed different ways and styles to edit photography, and sometimes "cinematic" photography. And I've observed in some places photography tends to have strong contrast and saturation. Very ...
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Manually align images for time lapse

I've been taking a picture of myself everyday for a few months now. I haven't used a tripod, so the images are not aligned at all. I'm looking for some type of software that will allow me to manually ...
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What's the best noise reduction method to use with RAW files in an open source image processor?

I have been fighting with the noise reduction of the following image in darktable: I used this website: https://tomassobekphotography.co.nz/articles/reducing-noise-in-Darktable.php and tried all the ...
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How does Renato D'Agostin achieve these super minimalist and high-contrast photos?

So there's a photographer named Renato D'Agostin who is renowned for his very high-contrast and minimalist photos, and while I don't want to recreate his style per se, I do want to try to replicate ...
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Looking for an app to merge photos and videos to a slideshow [closed]

(i'm not sure if that's the right place to ask that question) I am looking for an app (for Android or Mac) that allows merging photos and videos to a slideshow.
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Batch edit “canvas” of photos with different aspect ratio

I have a batch of images that are of different size and aspect ratio. I need to give them all a square canvas (x=y) with the image in the center. With the imaging software that I am using (photoshop &...
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How to edit sunsets & sunrises to achieve a soft, peachy-pink color over the usual orange?

Can you please help me figure out how to achieve the soft, peachy-pink coloring on the sand and light in the images below? Usually, my sunsets/sunrises are much more orange and when I try to edit, I ...
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Make Text from Image More Readable

Is there a particular agorithm to maximize visibility of text from image below? I am not very familiar with Adobe products, so are there suggested filters I could utilize? Thank you!
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Do I lose information every time I add an adjustment layer to an 8bit image in Photoshop?

A friend told me that one of the disadvantages of working with 8bits images within Photoshop is that every time I add an adjustment layer I lose some data. Is that true? Is there a quantifiable ...
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Why does Lightroom not have a cyan-red slider for color correction?

They have color correction sliders for yellow-blue and green-magenta but not for red-cyan, unlike in Photoshop. It is really annoying to go into Photoshop when I need to make those simple adjustments -...
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How to imitate the blur on subject outlines after removal of background using GIMP?

Using GIMP I masked out an unwanted person who was situated in the background of my image. This person was partially concealed by my subject. I used the path tool to trace the outlines of my subject ...
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What is a blown out background?

I've started using Photoshop recently and a lot of people mention "blown out backgrounds", and how to stop them — but never explain what they are. Could someone explain?
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How to edit colours in an area with Lightroom's Color Mixer?

I have a picture where I'd like to emphasize the blue sky without messing up the colour of the clouds. To do this I thought I'd use the Color Mixer in Lightroom, which gives me the effect I want. ...
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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 did Apple create the Catalina dynamic desktop background?

The new version of macOS, Catalina, includes a "dynamic" desktop background featuring photos of Catalina Island throughout various times in the day. Here's two of the eight different images: You ...
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Why do most Lightroom presets seem to look better if I do some basic color and light correction and then apply the preset on the exported TIFF?

I've noticed that most (if not all) presets seem to look better if I first correct the exposure on the CR2 file (I work with Canon). If I first adjust shadows, whites contrast and etc, and them when ...
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Someone used a photo I edited in a YouTube video. Can I copyright strike that channel?

I used a photo from the internet and edited it. I am not the original owner. I used it in a YouTube video. Another YouTuber made a screenshot of the photo I edited and then used it in their video. ...
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How can i perfectly photoshoot clothing so all the details will be clear and look also like 3D? [duplicate]

I would like to know the best way to photoshoot clothing so it will be perfect to show on e-shop . The details of the clothing must be very clear and look like 3D. Please let me know what i must use ( ...
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How to see comments and copyright info on Nikon D3500?

I've set a comment and copyright info on Nikon D3500, but they aren't visible on the photo and neither is time stamp. Is there any extra setting to make them visible?
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How do I access raw photos from Nikon D3500, if imported photos on my phone always appear in jpg format?

I recently bough Nikon D3500 and I shoot in jpg+raw mode. In the history of taken photos, however, there's only one copy of each photo, rather than two. Similarly, when I import the photos to edit ...
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Why do I get noisy results when converting from raw to jpeg?

I am using ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2019 and shooting with a Canon 80D (storing raw+jpeg files from the camera). In the past I've shot mostly jpeg files and fine-tuned them in ACDSee with ...
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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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Which programs can be used for landscape night photography stacking on a Mac?

I am interested in landscape night photography and would like to avoid star trails. The research I did so far suggests that I should use image stacking to accomplish this but I am having some trouble ...
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How to take a photograph of transparent objects and photoshop it into pure white background?

Original Photo: Masked Photo (in photoshop): I used a black background as to make it supposedly easier to see the object. But I guess since it's transparent it messes it up. I was using a ...
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Is it moral to remove/hide certain parts of a photo, as a photographer?

This question came to my mind when I asked this question. Kindly have a look on it and the accepted answer there. You'll see: Photo is cropped A white vertical bar thing is hidden A pipe nearby ...
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How do I make my photos have more impact?

I'm a new photographer and so I decided to start out with a relatively cheap, easy to use DSLR: the canon rebel t6 (EOS 1300D). With the camera, I also have the standard 18-55 and 75-300 mm lenses; ...
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Why does an increase in Y' channel contrast result in apparent desaturation?

And is this the same phenomenon we see when colours appear less saturated during the middle of the day versus dawn and dusk (when luma contrast is reduced)?
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Move Album from Lightroom CC to Lightroom Classic

I've been using Lightroom CC for a while now, but recently I started using Lightroom Classic as well. I know how to sync all photos from Lightroom CC with Lightroom Classic, but I'd like to add all ...

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