Questions tagged [photoshop]

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Remove brushed aluminum texture from photo

So, I have 10-12 aluminum water bottles painted in various colors. Some of them are painted in a flat finish while some others have a semi transparent paint which shows the brushed aluminum texture. ...
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How do I remove yellow discolouration from a scanned B&W photo in Photoshop?

I have a b&w photo that seems to have been impacted by sunlight. It’s not an overall yellow cast, but lots of imperfections. I have photoshop, and although not an experienced user, I have some ...
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How to move multiple layers to another tab in Photoshop

I usually don't work with photography, so I apologize if my question sounds stupid, but I am doing a small project, and I need help with Photoshop and layers. I have one image with multiple different ...
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What do you consider the boundary to be between acceptable editing and deceptive or misleading practices? [duplicate]

What do you consider the boundary to be between acceptable editing and deceptive or misleading practices?
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Looking for a good workflow to deal with large file sizes after Photoshop

I recently upgraded to a Nikon D850 which produces RAW files on the order of 37MB in size. I take these as DNG files into Lightroom. When I edit an image in Photoshop and then return to Lightroom with ...
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What Conversion Engine works best in Photoshop? ACE or ICM

Adobe ACE v Microsoft ICM: Bakeoff Adobe's Windows Photoshop offers two conversion engines for converting colors. These are used when converting between different RGB colorspaces as well as doing ...
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Is changing of width and height of smart object image by using free transform OR resizing of the image the same things?

I'm not very good in Photoshop tools, can someone help me to understand; Is changing of width and height of smart object image by using free transform, OR resizing the image, the same thing? If I ...
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Converting from sRGB to ProPhoto & vice versa on Photoshop (with a 120% sRGB screen)

This is just academic: I want to find a cyclical way to convert from sRGB to ProPhoto and vice-versa on Photoshop. I notice that no matter that the images from Is Your Browser Color-Managed? looks ...
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How to perfectly overlap two photos?

I have some old postcards of a street and I would like to make the same photo nowadays. Of course, I will shot from the same place I thought the photo was shot, but I will use a different camera and ...
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How to use my display calibration settings with photoshop

I have a problem if I use my DisplayCal profile with photoshop, and save an image like a png or jpg the image turns out darker when I view it in another program but looks fine in photoshop before I ...
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In Affinity photo there are 3 eyedropper tools in curve section like photoshop?

I started using affinity photo, but I can't find 3 eyedropper tools like photoshop (shadow, middle, highlight). They are in the curve section. If somebody knows there is like this function in ...
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Color profiles in export as and automated batch export are different

Issue I'm trying to export images in batch with a color profile but they aren't exporting with the same color profiles. While this looks OK in most places on Instagram for example the colors are ...
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How do I recreate this cream/neutral tone preset?

How do I recreate this cream/neutral tone preset? Here are more pictures: https://imgur.com/a/pZE9CZX
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Manually add dimensions (for select tool) in a photoshop script

I have a question, can you manually add the dimensions you want to perform an action on in a script? So of course to work on all 4 edges I can choose 4 different selects, but what I want to do is just ...
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How do I select an area with an exact width and height from the center of an image in Photoshop?

I want to select part of a photo I'm editing in Photoshop. The source is 1920 wide and I want to select 720 from the middle so discarding 600 pixels from left and right. Is this possible in Photoshop?
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Accurately Recreating Sierra and Walden from Instagram in Lightroom Classic or Photoshop

I'm trying to accurately recreate the Sierra and Walden filters from Instagram in Lightroom Classic or Photoshop. I've tried manually doing this before but have never quite got them just right. So I ...
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Creating a LUT in Photoshop with a Vignette

I’m trying to create an LUT in Photoshop that includes a vignette that makes the centre of the image brighter. I would usually achieve this effect by creating a new fill layer (new gradient fill), ...
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I can only see one filter at a time in photoshop

I am trying to reduce noise in an image by using the "reduce noise" filter + "surface blur", but i can only see one result at a time. I've tried using smart objects and also ...
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Detecting very dark and very bright images in collection

I have established a vast photo collection over the past years. I did not always thoroughly delete bad shots before putting them onto my drive. I am looking for an approach (software, script, filters) ...
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Lightroom/Photoshop pricing confusion

I am considering getting Lightroom (and/or Photoshop) priavtely as I use them at work and really enjoy them. I am, however, evry confused by the pricing on the adobe page. In particular, how can the ...
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How do I recreate this photo filter/edit similar to Instagram's Walden filter in Photoshop?

I'm trying to recreate on old filter in Photoshop that used to be available on an app called Facebook Camera but the app hasn't been updated in years and no longer runs on iPhone. Original: Edited: ...
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Am I shorting myself as a photographer?

I like to consider myself as an amateur photographer but I've been shooting for almost two years now. For a year and some change I've done work for free just to gain some experience. About 4 months ...
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How to digitally remove reflections on vertical glass fronts?

As you can see, the reflections impair the visibility of the objects behind the glass quite a lot. This image is fairly old (2009), so that I can't revisit the site for a better shot. Software: ...
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Recreate Canon In-Camera HDR with RAWs in Lightroom or Photoshop

as some of you might know, using the HDR mode with a canon camera results in three exposure bracketed RAW files after which the camera unavoidably creates a merged JPG on scene as well. To be fair, ...
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Converting image intensity values to a certain range of grayscale values

I have a large set of photos scanned by an overhead scanner and they need to be microfilmed. However, for microfilming issues those photos ought to have a certain range of absolute grayscale values. ...
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Best way to process an HDR image from JPEGs

I use an older digital camera for landscape images. It delivers very nice image quality - at least I like how it renders images. The point is that I cant take any RAW images. So when I shoot a sunset ...
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Why do my colours completely fade when I merge layers or export to jpeg?

I’ve been working on a colourful image but when I export it to jpeg, the colours are almost gone. Sure, I understand saving in jpeg can lead to change in colour but.. this is the most massive loss of ...
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Is there a way to equalize all the colors' brightness in Photoshop?

I want to know if there's a way to equalize the brightness of all the colors of an image. Like, I have a color image, I want to make its all colors' brightnesses the same value. Ex - H-43 S-73 B-101 ...
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Getting whites to match the example photo

I'd like to know how I could make the whites in my photos more like in the example photo. Here the first one with a cup of coffee is my photo and the second one with handbags is an example found from ...
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Is there a way to speed up working with large files in Photoshop? Like proxy editing?

I am currently using a camera that produces 60mp+ raw files which I pre-correct in Lightroom and then load into Photoshop for final editing. As I have around 10 layers with various corrections, the ...
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How can I remove these blotches on the skin?

I'm aware of curves and hue / saturation to make skin tones match but for some reason I have a hard time to get them right in this case. It seems like the areas are somewhat desaturated so the hue ...
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How to apply a layer mask to multiple images in photoshop

I think this is a relatively simple question, but I can’t find an answer to it anywhere. I want to apply the same layer mask to multiple images in photoshop using an action. The layer mask is saved as ...
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Does ImageMagick export PNG faster than Photoshop?

I regularly batch export images from Photoshop using the Image Processor Pro add-on by Russell Brown. I export a folder of Photoshop files into 6 formats: 3 different resolution JPG and 3 different ...
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How to better enhance this star field image using Photoshop?

I have a bunch of images I took this night with my binoculars and my phone camera attached to it (8 second exposures using OpenCamera). The light from the city and from the Moon made the background ...
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Nikon DSLR - settings to compare colors

I want to compare two lenses in terms of how they render color and contrast. To do this I want to take the exact same picture with both lenses. What settings do I have to set such that the camera does ...
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Photoshop - Select & Mask - keyboard shortcut

What are the keyboard shortcuts available when in Select and Mask? (PS 2020) I'm specifically looking for the keyboard shortcut to change from + to - while in Select and Mask (see image attached)
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Different colors in LR/PS and web

I have a problem with color profiles I guess... So my Lightroom and Photoshop are both set to ProPhoto RGB. I start with editing in LR first and then export to PS - so far so good - all colors look ...
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How to reduce color gamut in Photoshop?

I would like to see how the image will be displayed on the monitor with lower color gamut. Am I able to mimic this using Photoshop?
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Difference between DxO's Nik Collection 3 and DxO PhotoLab 3?

Can someone tell me the difference between DxO's Nik Collection 3 and DxO PhotoLab 3? They seem so similar but I can't find any comparison to help me decide. (If this is somehow the wrong sort of ...
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Will resizing an image result in a good looking print?

I'd like to resize an old image in order to print it for hanging on the wall with a frame. I already researched how to do resizing by itself in using Affinity Photo. I have a 1500x630px image at 96dpi,...
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What software is recommended to do exposure fusion for real estate photography?

I have read that your can use exposure fusion in real estate photography to reduce overexposed windows. I would like to know which editing program is most suitable for this. I have experience as a ...
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Erase tool partial opacity on Layer Mask?

I've been using Photoshop for years but this issue has me totally baffled. It must be some setting I changed, but I have NO IDEA why this happens or how to change it. The issue is that on layers masks ...
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How to transform a picture with reference points on another picture?

I don't exactly know how to describe the problem. I have two maps that partly show the same extent of a place, but on the whole, the scale, rotation and protection might be different. I still want to ...
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Image colour inconsistency between browsers, image viewers, and Photoshop

Edited in case the question wasn't clear: Question: How do I get Photoshop, IrfanView and ACDSee to display images the same as they are displayed in the latest versions of Chrome and Firefox (both of ...
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Does the loss of quality of jpeg files occur in each copy?

Does copying jpeg files reduce the quality of their files at any given time, and eventually make small changes to the size of the copied files compared to the original file ?
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How are these photos got same color flavor and look so similar?

I'm trying to understand, how all these photos got the same color flavor. The main problem I see - they are all shot under very different lighting conditions - like inside of a flat and on a sunny ...
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Reduce image sharpness and DPI [closed]

Why does the sharpness of the imag decrease when I increase the DPI of an image?
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How to get rid of these white stripes from sunlight through window?

I have been trying to remove these annoying white stripes, but it seems each time I do, the picture gets worse. I tried some free online apps, but it doesn't seem to work. Sadly, I do not have the raw ...
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Photography gets check pattern during saving/flattening in PS

I was working on scan of this "a little" overexposed analogue photo (cleaning from dust, some colour adjustments and curves). After saving a picture, this check pattern appear. I tried different ...
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What change does tone curve make in pixels in a colored image in Photoshop and Lightroom? [duplicate]

As I understand it, when I make a change in the tone curve in Adobe Photoshop (or Lightroom) and have selected the RGB Channel option, the following happens: For every pixel in the image, if any of ...

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