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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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How can I subtly blur brands in photos?

In the past I've seen scenes in documentaries containing a branded product which (I assume) didn't pay for product placement, so somehow they manage to subtly blur out its label in post production. I ...
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Photo editing - brightness for web vs print - two files needed?

Re editing photos for both printing AND online viewing - I have calibrated my monitor with a Spyder Pro, so the printing should go fine, but the files are too bright/light when viewed online on other ...
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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 do I edit like these instagrams?

I struggle finding a good filter and these instagrams caught my eye. I would really love some help figuring out what they are exactly doing to there photos such as brightness, tint, shadows, etc. They ...
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How can I best post-process underexposed, noisy images taken at 5000 iso?

I'm editing photos but the photographer was quite new and he took photos using Olympus OMD EM5II at 1/400, ISO 5000 and at f3.5 resulting in a underexposed noisy image. (The photos are raw.) I tried ...
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Effect of Quantum Efficiency of a CCD on the intensity and how to normalize it? [migrated]

I have a multi spectral with around 25 bands in the near IR range i.e there are 25 different wavelengths that the CCD can capture. For each of these CCD filters the Quantum Efficiency curves differ ...
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a general account on parameters of a camera; which are innate, which are derived, which can be processed later, etc [duplicate]

So we all know there are 3 golden parameters in camera: aperture, iso, shutter speed. I could sense those 3 parameters are innate, which means they are directly related to the mechanics of the camera, ...
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How to get in beach with sun my body with mobile [closed]

I am new here and I would like to know how to get a photo of me "show my body only". I want to make it more specific what I mean. First I am not professional and It is just for social medias.I would ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a tablet vs. a laptop for editing photos right on location? [closed]

I was wondering recently, which device is the best option to edit photos right on the set. Phone/Tablet +lightweight +cheaper -narrow choice of software Laptop +wider choice of software -less ...
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Are Fujifilm simulations different depending on the source (eg in-camera raw, Lightroom or direct jpeg)?

Fujifilm cameras allow the photographer to pick film simulations, including Classic Chrome, Astia and Velvia. In the camera you pick a film simulation you want to shoot in, and the jpeg created will ...
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How can I edit the colors for a specific part of an image?

I'm trying to change the color of a flower pot in a picture, as well as the leaves in the picture. I'm working with paint.net (but am open to any other free programs). Here's a little bit of the ...
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Indoor office pictures Canon 100D

I took a number of pictures inside my office (without flash and with tripod) and depending on my position in respect to the large windows, picture luminosity varies a lot. Before publishing them, ...
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How can I automatically digitally remove shifting sensor dust speckles from a large series of photos?

While in the desert, my sensor became dusty. I was out for weeks and did not notice this until the end of my trip, so I have hundreds of photos with sensor dirt. Throughout the vacation, dust ...
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How can the World Cup Fan ID site distinguish edited from not-edited photos? [closed]

How can program know if a photo was edited or not? My question stems from the experience that one website (World Cup Fan ID) automatically rejects any photo that was edited but accepts not edited ...
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Can I copy and invert an adjustment brush layer in Adobe Lightroom CC?

In Adobe Lightroom CC I created an adjustment brush layer and can apply effects within that area, but I would like to also apply effects outside the area. I assume copying the brush layer and ...
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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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Can I take passport photo by myself? What should I pay attention to when I trim the photo?

I want to take a passport photo by myself but I do not know what I should pay attention to. Where can I find the formal requirements for a passport photo?
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Can someone edit this image for me? [closed]

So I have this image: https://ugc.kn3.net/i/origin/http://www.loaditup.de/files/430044.png My friend wants it to say: Pimp My Level in the same text as the image above, if you can do this for me I ...
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Homogenize exposure brightness and white balance

I've taken thousands of photos on a long-term project and I'm doing a time-lapse film. Due to the different weather and the different light conditions the pictures are partly very differently exposed....
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How to create a gray/black color background in a photograph

These are two examples of photographs with black background. My question is how can I set the background like that? Was it through post-processing or on shoot? by Saul Leiter And this by Hélène ...
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Album of photos on internet – personal photos customization [closed]

I am new here. I haven't any clue about photography. I get selfies of my self. The reason I came here is because I want professionals to help me and as far as I know, I am in the best site. Anyway, I ...
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I WANT TO GET INTO FILM [duplicate]

i’m trying to get into film/photography i think just photography right now and then move over to film. anyways i need a camera obviously but i have no idea where to even start. so could someone please ...
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What's the best way to re-save after editing in IrfanView? (For print)

I made some small edits on a JPG in IrfanView (cropping and color corrections), and want to save it without losing any quality, but would rather not save as a PNG as it doubles the size. If I save it ...
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Use Google Photos Cloud instead of Adobe CC for Lightroom CC Storage

With Lightroom CC all your photos are now able to be stored on Adobe's creative cloud. However this only allows for 100gb of free photo storage. Google on the other hand offers Google Photos which is ...
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Can I restore an image to original size and dpi after reducing its size?

I have reduced size of images and put them in a Word document. Can I get the original size and dpi back (I did not save the original!)
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What do I need to change to prevent this denim looking grain/noise in my product photos?

I'm an amateur and I'm reading everything that I can to learn how to take decent product photos and get the best out of the equipment that I have... My question is specifically, what is likely causing ...
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What were the requirements to being a photographer 15 years ago?

Hi I am curious about photography's history and I'm just wondering what were the requirements to become a photographer 15 years ago? I know that nowadays you need to take a special course, have ...
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How do take or edit facial photos to show clear skin without losing fine detail?

Could someone explain how to achieve this type of Skin smoothness? My camera is a Sony a6000. Edit: I am wondering what smoothing and blurring filters or some sort of technique they are using to ...
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How to edit photos shot in fluorescent light

I recently shot a series of pictures (portraits and group shots) in a room with bad (fluorescent) light. I had no possibility of changing that lighting situation. Now back at home and in Lightroom I ...
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How do I correct the huge blue-shift in these images?

I recently inherited a lot of images with a lot of blue on them (attached below) I would like to correct this, get the natural colours. I am just aware it was taken using a Nikon D60 18-55 VR lens, ...
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How large can I print an old illustration?

quick question. I've got a bunch of illustrations from the 1400's-1500's, and I would like to know how to figure out how large I can print this on art paper. The purpose is for art prints, they're ...
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What editor he uses for this effects? Thanks

What photo app or editor he uses that have this kind of effects thanks in advance.
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Wrong in-camera auto white balance issue

I own a Sony DSC-H55 point and shoot camera. It has a 14 MP CCD sensor with 10x optical zoom. I am happy with the overall image quality. The in camera auto-white balance is producing wrong color ...
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How to make sky more green grey and skin more golden?

I have seen many pictures like this recently, and would like to know how to achieve the look of the sky like this and skin more golden. What tools and actions to use?
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Can I change gaussian blur radius during FS on already applied areas?

I'm trying to master retouch technique Frequency Separation, I applied Gaussian Blur radius 10 but now I see that it's toomuch for my image, when I change it to lower number it's not affecting on ...
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Can a blind person resize a photo independently?

I am a totally blind computer user. I encountered an accessibility barrier when I was attempting to use the site http://www.vitalchek.com/ to order a birth certificate. They require you to scan or ...
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Inserting an object into a picture: how much will it cost me to outsource this task? [closed]

I want to ask a professional photographer to edit a picture by inserting an object taken from another picture, tuning the light and contrast etc. to make the object fit with the image where the ...
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Software to combine multiple similar photos and choose the best parts from each

Note: This question was originally posted on Software Recs, but due to lack of activity I'm reposting it here. Windows Live Gallery had a great Photo Fuse feature that allowed you to select multiple ...
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Any way to use Nik Software under Linux?

The only way I've found is to install Nik Software on Windows 7 in VirtualBox. The problem is that it's working really slow, though the host system is an Intel Core i7 with 8GB RAM, and all the other ...
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What does it mean when color channels clip?

I know about color channels. They represent the amount of color (light) in a photo. Usually in red, blue and yellow or red, blue and green. Black and white only has a greyscale channel. Setting the ...
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Why do people use a separate program for raw image processing?

There are programs that are advertised as raw image editors such as Corel Aftershot Pro and there are programs advertised as image editors such as Corel Paintshop pro. If I understood well, people ...
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Possible to synchronize individual HSL adjustments on Lightroom?

I would like to sync only the Green Saturation between images, or just the Blue Luminance. Is it possible to synchronize individual HSL adjustments on Lightroom, either natively or through a plugin ...
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Photo Editing vs Manipulation vs Enhancement [closed]

I am evaluating various cameras and as i am checking GoPro, there is lots of talk about Go Pro photo app which can help you work on photo after you have clicked it. I can understand some minor editing ...
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How to achieve the grainy/pixelated effect on this photo?

I'm wondering how to achieve the pixelated edit on this photo? you can see it well in the background/sky of this image
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How to export photos from Insta360 Studio?

I've opened a 360 photo I've taken with Insta360 Studio, set it up as a little planet shot & got it ready to export, but when I click the export / screenshot button to save my little planet image ...
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How to represent and print very large for example 100000 X 100000 pixel image?

1. How are very large (for eg. 100000 X 100000 pixel) images represented? JPEG's have a file size limit of 64k X 64k pixels. What is the standard format to save very large images? 2. How are very ...
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How to format product photos for eCommerce site? [closed]

I am interested in the best formatting of product photos for eCommerce website. What size works the best? (e.g., 1000x1000 px, under 1 MB, 240 dpi?) I use Shoppify but I also want to upload the ...
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Why is my iPhone X 4K video so grainy and crappy?

https://youtu.be/j41QKS16DSE Sample video above. Please take a look. Recorded at 4K 30 FPS.
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Why does increasing the dpi of an image on export from Lightroom not increase the file size? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D3300. RAW images are usually 25-28 MB at a resolution of 6000 x 4000. I exported from Lightroom at Quality: 100; DPI: 240. The exported JPEG turns out to be around 12 MB. I took the ...