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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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How can I create a copy of a image that carries my edits within Lightroom Classic CC?

I'm using a workflow within Lightroom Classic CC that I don't believe to be optimal. What I do sometimes to achieve the results that I want is to make some ajustments within Lightroom, fixing exposure,...
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Fair price to charge for editing out photobombers [on hold]

Someone has the perfect family photo but there are people photobombing or just there in the background. What would be a fair price to get out the extra people and reconstruct the background?
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Lightroom tip to show something nearly b/w on a b/w background better

I've took the following picture today: On the pole sits a bird, I would like to make the bird a bit more obvious. Normaly I can do this with boosting color or contrast. But it doesn't really work ...
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How bad is a 51% sRGB screen for photo editing?

How bad is a 51% sRGB screen for photo editing? The screen in question is a 13 inch full HD display.
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Editing and saving RAW files, and the relationship to the XMP sidecar files

I have thousands of RAW files that I've always saved in their original state (e.g. _DSC 2104) of which I now have dozens of that number in their respective files, thus showing that I am a creature of ...
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Center, rotate, and zoom photo on a face

I have multiple photos of my 2 year old daughter since she was born and Google photos / Picasa has done a good job tagging her face in all the photos. Is there a way that I can center each photo on ...
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How do I work out what is fair to pay for photo editing?

I know it all depends on the person but I have never done this and have no idea about any estimates: Let's say I go shoot someone but then I send my RAW photos to someone else that is good with ...
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Documents / Pictures print different in edit mode?

I am using a MAC desk top and a HP Officejet Pro 8620. I am trying to print a PDF Case Study that was created by our Marketing Department. The main color on our Case study is a yellow / Orange ...
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How can I adjust high contrast edges in a night shot using Aperture 3?

I am working on this photo in Aperture 3 (this is a partial area of the shot). It's a night shot with a 30s shutter speed, so there are areas, namely above the roof that are blown out. This ...
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How to remove the blur in the raw image(.cr2) using photoshop cc 2018 [duplicate]

I'm new to photography. The raw picture(.cr2) is out of focus. It focuses background instead of the person in the picture, and the person in the picture is really blurred, and the background is very ...
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What is causing these artifacts in a photo of lightning?

What are the almost pixelated edges in this photo called? What would cause it? The photo is cropped so it stands out more. I find it often happens with highlights with softer edges. You may need to ...
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AI that merges best photos

Let’s say I take a family picture. I take 3 shots. Then looking at the results, I see that on each shot a different person is either not looking at the camera or closing his eyes. I remember ...
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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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How to batch generate preview for multiple versions of filters/layers applied for the same image in Photoshop?

Recently I'm experimenting a lot with postproduction, to look for some new style. I find it very tedious to check out various combinations of adjustment layers (also with various opacity), blending ...
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Photo editing: Is it ethically ok?

I am a very basic level amateur photographer. My question is "Is it ethically correct to edit photos to make my photos look good?". I believe that the photos taken by my camera should not be touched ...
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Does anyone know what this diffuse pattern that appears to be in all my photos is and if it can be fixed?

This diffuse pattern appears in all of my recent photos. I don't know what it can be. The camera is a Canon.
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To get a really good photo, editing is necessary?

I'm a beginner photographer and would like to know that how to get a really good photo, is the photo editing necessary? Suppose I would like to participate in the photo contest although I have shot a ...
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How were these photos edited like these?

I'm pretty new here and I asked this earlier but I realized I wasn't any help on what I was trying to ask. So anyways. I'm trying to figure out how to edit like these photos, they're pretty different ...
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Is it possible to recover original content from an edited image file?

OK possibly a random question here, but one that is relevant to the site and regarding a hot topic nowadays: privacy. If I load an image file (in my case a PNG photocopy of a document which contains ...
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What presets were used in these images [closed]

Please check the Instagram link below. https://www.instagram.com/harith_sankalpa/?hl=en&fbclid=IwAR2Wigob6ofLWPpx2Q_cwLhGBUgDu3HOn4ygCD6E5snlaaYjtk09uDEAIWE Does any one know what lightroom ...
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Watermarking pictures in a sequence before printing them out

I have a job coming up and i want to add a number in a sequence as a watermark on photos before printing them. What i mean, is when i upload them i want to add a sequence of numbers on the actual ...
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How can I bump up shadows in post without overexposing the image?

I'm trying to create a Photoshop/Lightroom RAW processing preset to process 1200 images for photogrammetry. It's important that the lighting on them is as flat as possible and the shadows get bumped ...
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Transforming Photos to ICAO Standard

Is there any tool/application that can transform photos that are not in conformity to the ICAO standard to become ICAO standard?
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Auto batch resize images through adding white space (i.e. not distorting original proportions)

I've got a number of photos, each of which are a different size and resolution. I'd like to make them all square - the resolution isn't critical, and can differ by photo, but each output image must be ...
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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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Why is software-based manipulation of images frowned upon while hardware-based manipulation is acceptable?

In my previous question someone pointed out that unnatural HDR based toning will get more objections from the photography community than cropping. I personally feel that slight HDR based enhancements ...
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Will excluding RAW files from iPhoto library increase performance?

Curious if others are in a similar situation. After I've gone and curated an group of photos, made any edits etc, I've been thinking about converting photos to jpeg, and putting raw files in cold ...
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Editor's rights to results of processing photographer's RAW image file?

I edited the RAW image file that a photographer offered at the /r/EditMyRAW Reddit sub. I am not familiar with the rights of an editor/retoucher and am curious to know how the editing work/original ...
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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 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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Should I save an image as png, jpeg or bmp?

If I edit an image file using some application like Gimp, Photoshop or MSPaint, while saving I will be asked to select the required file-format. There are different formats available, the common ones ...
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How to compare the before and after image in Darktable?

I'm using Darktable to edit photos. There is one option, which I'm still looking for, but it seems to be unavailable or hidden somewhere. How to (after making some changes) preview a source image in ...
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How to match photos to reference photos in batch?

I have a photo of a paint tin and a list of images with reference colors for the color of the paint to be adjusted to. How can this be done? Can it be automated to be done in batch?
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nikon d 7000,Why are there 3 files for each picture? [closed]

I check my seetings only jpeg. It is not the duplicate problem whice have one jpeg and raw
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What editing software can edit canon cr2 files? [closed]

I am looking for a professional photo editing software that can read and edit canon cr2 RAW files.
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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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Picture quality when posting pictures on social media

I've been taking pictures of my self or my family with my camera for quite a while now, and i normally use those pics on social media, but the thing is... the pics are so heavy that it takes too long ...
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How to retouch an old color photo with mold and damaged red channel?

I have a damaged photo. It has mold, and the red channel is damaged. The faces in that channel cannot be seen clearly. I have Photoshop CS6. Is there any idea to fix that? Original image: Red ...
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How can I simulate lights with low Color Rendering Indices?

I have a photo taken in good lighting, and I would like to show the effects of light sources with low Color Rendering Indices (CRI). Assuming I have a complete CRI measurement of a light source (the ...
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Professional photo to pop-up banner

The company I work for is wants to order this 10ft banner for a trade show: https://www.postupstand.com/all-products/led-and-digital/lightbox-displays/10-lux-seg-backlit-pop-up-display.html They ...
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Software to create presentation boards out of individual images [closed]

I have a group of CADs/images (around 60) that I would like to present in 1 pagers. Each page should show 6 or 8 photos. Is there any software that could automatically create these boards without me ...
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How do I remove a signature from a photo?

I have collected some photos from internet. I want to print them but the problem is that there is a signature of photographer in the photos. I want to remove those signatures. How can I do that?
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What type of images can be created from cameras built using cambits?

Basically I am not very much knowledge in Photography. But I want to know What type of images can be created from cameras built using cambits?
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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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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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How can I create glowing color and smooth skin detail like in this example portrait?

I've been shooting for a while now and learning my way through post processing. I really would love to have my photos come out with the look from the photo above. Can anyone point me in the direction ...
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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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What are the best practices for taking pictures of a canvas?

Please share your experience about: Lighting Objectives Setup Colorimetry Photo-Editing ...
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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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How to brighten photo taken with low light/fast shutter without worsening noise?

I'm trying to salvage a photo that was taken in low light with fast shutter speed. No matter what I do, it is always grainy. I'm interested in how to brighten the image without worsening the noise. I ...