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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 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 ...
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Interesting editing style

Came across this wedding photog and was interested in his style of editing. anybody knows how to achieve this style of edits in Lightroom? it seems like it's of low contrast, muted colours and low ...
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How to capture a swinging pendulum?

A pendulum when reaching the extremes stands still for a moment, allowing us to see the details of the bob, and gradually increase its velocity towards the equilibrium point. Therefore, its trace of ...
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Should I horizontally flip a selfie image before posting online?

I took a picture of myself simply using my phone's rear camera selfie style. Obviously my face is flipped. So should I post it as is, or should I flip it first since everyone else sees my face that ...
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24Mpx Sony A6000 with 18-200 Lens vs 10Mps Canon XTI with 18-250

Given the above two cameras how do I calculate the Canon focal distance to obtain the same image quality as if I take a 24M picture with A6000 at 200mm focal distance and then I do post editing and I ...
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How does the shadows slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom?

How does the shadows slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom? Naively I would expect the shadows slider to affect a simple curves boost in the bottom left corner, but it's doing more than that. It ...
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Are the sliders in Adobe Camera Raw input color space independent?

Are the sliders (shadows/highlights) in Adobe Camera Raw affecting the device-dependent data before transformation to device-independent color space, or does this transformation happen after the input ...
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Do the graticules in the curves editor have any absolute meaning?

Do the graticules in the curves editor have any absolute meaning? The curves editor (in Adobe Camera Raw/Photoshop/Lightroom, probably all other image manipulation programs) has divisions along the X ...
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How does the exposure slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom?

How does the exposure slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom? Naively I would expect the exposure slider to be a simple linear scaling (in the input color space, not in the working color space), ...
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What does clarity do in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom? [duplicate]

I cannot figure out what the clarity slider does in Adobe Camera Raw, and possibly many other programs (apart from making images awful). I know that people claim it increases local contrast, but that ...
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How to find a pictures properties?

I took a picture and I really like the color and lighting in it so I was wondering if there is anyway to find out the properties, like the contrast/saturation/ tint etc, of it so I could replicate it ...
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Can I edit professionally with a MacBook 2010 (without retina display), or do I need a retina display?

I'm a beginner photographer. I've been having trouble editing for a long time because I have a MacBook Pro 2010 (without retina display) because that's the only thing I could afford right now. When ...
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Why do I lose details in the mid shadows?

I shoot Fuji X-series cameras. Adobe camera raw comes with a camera profile that matches the film emulations inside the camera. I like the colors produced by the Velvia profile (although they are ...
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sync images in Adobe Camera Raw

Is it okay to try to sync 120 images for star trails in ACR (level and increase exposure) or will that over-load the program putting all those files in at once?
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How are these washed but bright colors achieved?

I'm can't wrap my head around how these types of colors are achieved. http://thisisnthappiness.com/post/167656030604/closed-for-the-season-salvador-cueva Does anyone have an idea?
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Do I edit before giving a client a choice, or let the client choose and then edit?

I am wondering if I charge per image, do I edit all the photos and then let the client choose or do they choose the ones for me to edit?
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How to look nice in professionals or no professionals [closed]

I have complex with my appeal.Meaning I want to be good in every picture.The truth is I get photo alone my self inside of the home or out and the most are not good fotos.Additionaly,I am handsome man ...
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Lightroom Alternative That Doesn't Use a Catalog

I am looking for lightweight Lightroom alternatives that have the following features. It's fine (even preferable) if this set of features is satisfied by multiple programs working together rather than ...
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Why high contrast increases color saturation?

for days I cannot find the answer on that question. Thing is simple: when I increase contrast (both with contrast slider, or with S-curve) in Lightroom/Photoshop, a saturation of the color is also ...
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Should I horizontally flip a client's portrait?

I have a corporate client for whom I did a shoot earlier this week. They complained that all the portraits were of the team members facing the same way and they like to do composite images of the team ...
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How to merge 2 photos of a LDR couple sitting on different table? [closed]

Is there any program online that I can use to merge 2 photos of a LDR couple sitting on different table?
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How important is lens selection for getting a retro, film look?

So basically I'm planning on buying my first DSLR camera. I'm familiar with cameras it's just that I never had my own DSLR. I will probably get some entry-level second-hand Nikon body with kit lens ...
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Zoom out a picture on a social media website [closed]

I am trying to upload a profile picture to linkedin. For some reason it almost always shows the head. I cannot zoom out further. (Although I can zoom in more) I want to able to zoom out more and be ...
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How do I convert a person in a photograph to an all-black silhouette?

I want to convert my image to solid black. to . How can I do this in photoshop?
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Program for self portrait technique, face profile

I am Martin. I am not famous. I am a regular man. I want to get one good photo of my face. Which technique will give me good results? I want to use software that makes my picture seems like ...
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Mystery: Instagram JFIF information reads “Photoshop”

Out of curiosity, I was digging my Mac cache files and found some blobs of Instagram pictures. Blobs are cache files stored without extensions (they can be, images, sounds, scripts etc.) I opened one ...
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How do I open a CR2 file?

Couple of days back I was on a trip with my friend. We took some great images with a Canon 50D in RAW mode. Due to lack of space in the SD card, we took out the SD card from the camera and inserted it ...
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How can I remove the blueish color tone from some pixels?

How can I remove the blueish color tone from the right half of the dog that was in a diffuse light / shadow in Photoshop? I've tried the color replacement brush and to select the colors but without ...
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How to properly remove an object that stick out above horizon using Photoshop?

I have the picture (file format: JPEG): I'm using Photoshop CC (2015.5.1). I'm trying to remove the building on the right side of the picture. It sticks up above horizon. I tried to remove the ...
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How to enlarge an 8x10 at 300 ppi to a poster or billboard sized print

How can I take an 8x10 @300 ppi and enlarge it to either a billboard size or a large standing poster ? To what extent can I enlarge it ?