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 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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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? [duplicate]

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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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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What is difference between daily life photography and street photography? [closed]

This photo taken by me in Al-Hussain street in Cairo , Egypt
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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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How to produce a wavy effect?

What photo app or editor can be used to produce this wavy effect?
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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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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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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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