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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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where can you find the best photographers in your locality for your festival events or other? [closed]

Where to find the best experienced photographer , so they could help themselves earn some money in the part time.
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Correct overexposed photo using other photos

I photographed my parents' house at various stages of painting it and then used Hugin to align them ("No exposure correction, low dynamic range") for the purpose of making a slideshow. The ...
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How do I shift still images to fit exactly so I can create a timelapse movie?

I want to make a time lapse film with my 365 handheld photos of nature in a year :) Therefore, I have to assemble the photos, which many free video editor programs can do. But how do I do an exact ...
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Why are the colours are not coming out right in my infrared photography?

I am new to IR photography. I recently converted my Nikon D800 to full spectrum (done at a shop professionally) and got a Kolari 550nm IR filter because I want to capture a lot of false colour in my ...
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Which non-raw formats have the same capabilities as raw?

There's plenty of "raw vs jpeg" stuff out there, but no one ever seems to talk about other formats like TIFF (16 bit, uncompressed or lossless compression). When color grading or doing ...
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For what case is "Image sizing" in Lightroom relevant? [duplicate]

Prerequisite: A digital picture is in my opinion only a sequence of pixels. e.g. in the .png format (simply explained) for each pixel, the color value and its position is stored. So how big a digital ...
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PNG files in photography workflow

I shoot Fujifilm and like the builtin film sims. Capture One, does a good job at reproducing them, but I find sometimes Fuji JPEGs better, particularly when some proprietary features (e.g Color Chrome ...
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What type of editing is necessary to achieve this type of watch photo?

The first photo is mine and the rest are thewatchbox.com photos which I'm trying to replicate. Their photos have deeper colors and pop more. Mine seems to have a grey tone to it. Anything I can do pre ...
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How to avoid reflection in watch photos?

I use a cone made out of translum to take watch photos. This creates a reflection on the crystal/face of the watch. Is there a way to avoid this? I need these head on shots to look like the rolex ...
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Prevent my Pixel 6 smartphone from auto-editing my photos

I have a Google Pixel 6 that I bought mostly because of the good camera. I have to admit, for a phone, it's amazing. However, a "feature" really annoys me: it keepes automatically editing ...
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Is there solution for dynamic masking in Photoshop?

I'd like to achieve a "dynamic" masking workflow where one layer is masked based on another greyscale layer or group which I can actively edit and see the final results instantly with the ...
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Why does Lightroom CC Library Module adds grain and/or texture to certain of my images that is not present in the Develop Module?

I've seen a few posts about the lightroom Library Module having a change in colors from the Develop Module because of the different color space they use but in my case it's more a question of Noise ...
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best Gimp blur filter for popcorn ceiling

What would be best Gimp blur filter to make popcorn ceiling less noticeable? I am using Gimp currently, used Photoshop/Lightroom years ago, but don't have access to a PC now. Definitely not a ...
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How can I adjust the RAW (DNG) files from my FIMI X8 SE 2020 drone to achieve colors similar to the default JPG files?

I got a FIMI X8 SE 2020 drone a couple years ago, which has a good quality camera. However, when I shoot in RAW+JPG mode, I notice that the RAW (DNG) files have dull and distorted colors compared to ...
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How does one create a glowy/halation effect in post?

Newbie at post processing here. I stumbled across this photographer who has these really soft glowy auras around his light sources (see below). I believe he shoots digital and does all this in post (...
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How to create a more professional looking watch photo?

I reached out here 2 years ago when I was using a lightbox for my watch photography and have come a long way (I hope). After some advice I received, I started using 2 strobe lights on either side of ...
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How do I copy or fill the image with color

How do I copy the colour from a to b. im using photoshop classic and i cant seem to get it right Thank you
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How to normalize exposure in areas of a photo ("photo to scan" look)

A client commissioned me, as an "extra" at the end of a portrait job, to take pictures of graffiti on their stairs walls. in the flat grey area there is a bird painted (censored). Setting up ...
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How do you decide the screen brightness of your computer when editing a photo?

I have always struggled in understanding how much display brightness is OK for editing a photo on a computer, mainly laptop. So, I would like to know your valuable suggestions as to how much screen ...
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Tips to correct photograph which was taken by an iPhone 11 with light sensor issues

I took a photograph with an iPhone 11 which has a light sensor issue. Due to that, the photograph is purple-ish and has a strange line in the top. Part of the photograph (the sky) depicting the ...
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Lightroom Classic v12.1 error: A change in Develope remove all Fujifilm metadata

Lightroom Classic v12.1 error: Any change in Develope removed all Fujifilm metadata (Exif tags) when saved. When comparing a jpg file from my X-H2s camera by ExifTool, the following where missing ...
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Edit like Andrew Bayda or Roman Ivanov ( Vogue Style )

I'm a wedding photographer and want to change my style. Does someone know how these people do this vogue style with contrast and colors? Maybe they are using Capture One? http://andrewbayda.com/ ...
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How can put 2 jpg images side by side in a new jpg without losing metadata or image quality?

I have lots of photos with writing on the back. I've scanned the fronts and backs into jpgs, and now I want to create a single jpg for each front/back pair. The front and back images should go side by ...
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How can I make my editing better so I can achieve this editing style?

I am a beginner at editing and practicing by trying to imitate some editing styles I like. My progress is I pick a picture with editing that I like, next step I start with analyzing it, for example, I ...
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How to highlight an area of this photo by its color?

I have no knowledge at all of image editing and analysis, so I beg your help. I have a photo from which I want to highlight the brownest layer, indicated in the red rectangle. This is important ...
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How to convincingly add color to jet black eyes

Where I'm from, a large fraction of the population have jet/pitch black eyes with no "texture" to them, or a very dark brown. In cosplay photography (my field), models would simulate ...
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Force Lightroom to check of XML changes

I use Lightroom and Photo Mechanic. When I make changes in Photo Mechanic (ratings, colour labels, etc.), the changes are written to an XML file. Often I make hundreds of changes. In Lightroom, it is ...
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Photo quality if you upscale a low-quality photo with Gigapixel AI then downscale back

Gigapixel is a program by Topaz Labs that is able to enlarge small and low-quality (pixelated) photos, while enriching them with higher quality details (between and within the original pixels) by ...
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Scratch memory error in Photoshop

I am a new user of photoshop. I installed photoshop in my system and now I am getting a scratch memory error in photoshop. Does anyone know how can I fix this error on my PC?
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Background replacement where Subject is leaned against the greenscreen and photographed at an angle?

I work at a small town photo studio as a photographer and my boss recently came up to me to ask for advice on a decision he needs to make regarding the portrait picture service we offer. Basically, ...
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Why does this picture look so painterly?

While browsing through explore on Flickr I saw this picture: John Starkey "Morning Coffee" I really like it because, to me, it looks like it is a painting (I hope I'm not the only one ...
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How to distinguish a photo from camera and an image from Paint/Photoshop?

Is there a way to identify if an image (ex: .jpg) was taken with a camera (either from a phone or some other source) and not fabricated artificially with some tool like Paint or Photoshop? I give you ...
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How to edit my pictures to get this look?

I’m a wedding photographer and there is this beautiful creamy sort of dull look on some pictures I saw. I’ve been practicing and practicing to get the same look but I have not been able to. Could I ...
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What is up with those blurry sides on a photo? [duplicate]

What is the reason for making those blurry sides? What is this technique called? To me it is very annoying. I read some answers on Quora, and it seems a lot of people do not like it. If you have to ...
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How to rescue ''dark photos'' of experimental work?

I have some photos which I took during some experimental work which ended up being so dark that the details can't really be seen (these are of spheres hitting a body of liquid and splashing). It will ...
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Does this metadata prove this photo has been edited?

I was displaying a parking pass face up in my windscreen whilst visiting my friend. When I arrived back there was no ticket on my car which meant I could not take my own photos as proof. A few weeks ...
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Darktable doesn't seem to render RAW consistently VS lightroom

I am running into an issue with working on RAW images in darktable where the images are not being rendered in the same way that Lightroom renders them. For example, the following is a crop from an ...
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How can I make a photo high resolution without changing its size? [closed]

I just want to make my photo look higher resolution at its original size.
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Could this photo have been photoshopped?

I recently came across this photo that someone claimed to have taken on a Fuji brand camera. They claim that it’s a result of double exposure of their singular dog, but this doesn’t seem like double ...
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How to remove the Spreaded light?

I have a picture that blub light is (i don't know what to you this thing) is spreaded as you can see in the image. So how can i remove those spreaded light? Full picture is in the link. https://...
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How to designate a photo as non-fiction

Sometimes a big part of what makes a photo interesting isn't the image itself, but what it tells us about something that exists or that happened in the world. As an extreme example, I would be ...
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pixels for uploading photos to web

i am currently using picasa 3 for editing my photos and uploading them to ebay. ebay currently tells me that the pix need to be 500 pixels on the longest side and that i can't use the ones i have. i ...
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How to remove wave stripes on a scanned photograph?

I have scanned some old pictures. The uneven surface resulted in white wave-shaped stripes in the scan. Is there any way I can remove them in Gimp (pretty inexperienced user) or other free tool? Any ...
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In Photoshop, can you isolate a particular color range and make it richer?

I have a photograph that has a very high color range, it was taken on a cheap camera. If I adjust it to make the blacks darker, and the whites less blown out, the intermediate colors (In this case, ...
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Why does the image get bluish and not yellowish when I shift the color temperature to a lower K? [duplicate]

I know that colour temperature is an approximation of the black body emission, so a body with a higher temperature emits bluish light while at a lower temperature emits yellowish light. However in ...
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Why does a CR3 black and white image is displayed with colors when opening it on the PC? [duplicate]

Using a Canon camera, I took an image in black & white, and saved it as RAW. When I'm opening the image on my PC with, it displays in black & white as expected, and 2 seconds after in colors, ...
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How does Daniel Kordan achieve this perspective in his images?

I really like Daniel Kordan's images where he enlarges details in the foreground. I will show some of his work below with the corresponding sources. I wonder how these images are taken. When the ...
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How can I take color accurate images with a white background in a light tent?

I want to take pictures of hundreds of Lego pieces with a white background. As a beginner in photography, I am using the first DSLR camera that I could get my hands on and I bought a light tent for ...
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How to remove flickering from image?

While taking photos at a wedding, I had flickering issues. One of the priests asked me to put my camera to silent mode and didn't notice that I'm taking photos with flickers then. How can I fix the ...
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Batch processing scanned negatives to remove white border

I have had several hundred old negatives scanned by a local company. I am happy with the quality, but have found they are using a flatbed scanner to scan each strip, and then manually cropping each ...
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