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How to batch process RAW files for timelapse photography? (preferably with Python)

I have a set of 200+ RAW files that need to process for a timelapse. They were taken in a 30s time interval during sunrise. I had to change the shutter time several times to adjust exposure on the ...
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restoring an edited photo received from dif. phone [closed]

My wife keeps sending me edited pictures, thinking I can't undo the edits. Is there any way, or any software I can use to see the original image? Some photos are pictures merged into another. Some ...
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Can repeated editing destroy an image?

I have thousands of travel shots -artistically good but I keep changing features on Photoshop. Presumably there is irreversible damage with each alteration. Is there a point reached when the damage ...
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How can I handle smartphone and SLR photography in one library available in the cloud?

I think I'm quite average when it comes to picture taking. Both me and my wife use our smartphones to take pictures and film video snippets of ourselves and our son. But I also use a SLR camera on ...
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Sharpening a portrait with PS Elements

I realise there are a thousand and one ways (maybe a little over the top) of sharpening an image in full blown photoshop, however these appear to require features not within Photoshop Elements. Has ...
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Activating the Camera RAW plugin of Adobe Bridge CC (free) by buying Photoshop Elements - anybody who has tried it?

Adobe bridge CC (which is free) enables its support for the Adobe Camera Raw plug-in when Photoshop CC (trial) is activated too. The Bridge+ARC combo satisfies my need for quick adjustments and media ...
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Elements 12 upgrading to Lightroom

I have 2000+ images on an IMAC/Elements 12. I am thinking about buying LR. As I install LR will it automatically recognise my existing folders and libraries? Or is there a link that explains this?
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Can I create a colored vignette in Photoshop Elements 14?

After creating a black (or white) vignette using the guided edit in Photoshop Elements 14, can I then change it to a specific alternative colour? If so, please tell me how. I am a beginner to the ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

I am evaluating Photoshop Elements and Lightroom for my photos. I store my photos in the cloud (currently OneDrive) and on a website (currently SmugMug). At the end of every year I like to go ...
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Is it possible to keep captions when migrating from Photoshop Elements to Lightroom?

I'm using Photoshop Elements 10 and also the Organizer part - a lot. I have added captions to 23,000 pictures and now I am considering changing to Lightroom. Is it possible to migrate and still keep ...
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Why do the changes I made in camera raw look bad when I open the image in pse?

So I open my raw file in Adobe camera raw, edit and get it just right, then I click open image to make some final adjustments in pse and my image appears in pse completely over edited! What's ...
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Why won't Photoshop Elements recognize my Nikon D7000 raw files? [duplicate]

How can I import a file into Adobe Elements from a Nikon D7000 when the file format is NEF and it tells me I'm using the wrong file type?
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Why don't Lightroom or PSE recognize CR2 files from my Canon 7D mk II even though they are up to date?

I ordered a Canon 7D mark II (to replace a stolen 7D),and shot a friend's wedding in RAW. But now, I can only view the pictures in very poor quality on my computer's photo viewer. I am not able to ...
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In Photoshop Elements, how much is image quality reduced if I re-save a previously saved "small" JPEG as a "large" JPEG?

Back story: I took a picture of a flower in RAW. Pulled it into ACR in PSE 12, moved it to the Photoshop Elements editor, made a few edits, then saved it as a "small" JPEG. When saving a pic in PSE, ...
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Why does my camera no longer display in the Photoshop Elements dropdown?

When I plug my camera into my PC using the USB cable, and open Photoshop Elements, I no longer see my camera in the drop-down list when trying to acquire/download images. The camera is on, the battery ...
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Can two computers running Photoshop Elements 13 share the same catalog?

I have a NAS which I am using to host a PSE catalog. Can this catalog be shared with another computer running PSE 13?
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PS Elements vs Lightroom for image management

If I acquire Lightroom to use with my PS Elements program, should I move my database to Lightroom? I have used PS Elements for many years (currently PSE 12) and have a 40,000 image database. I Have ...
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Is there any difference between cropping an image in ACR vs. Photoshop Elements editor?

I have Photoshop Elements 12 and ACR v8.4. They both give me the ability to crop my image. I shoot in RAW and I have a Canon 6D. I remember reading somewhere that it was better to crop your image in ...
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Why do I see posterization in photoshop (and aperture) when I don't see it on my LCD screen?

My usual workflow is to upload pictures to Aperture then edit them in Photoshop if necessary. First I was disappointed when I saw the pictures in Aperture because of the posterization (worse in this ...
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Does Photoshop Elements Organizer touch RAW files in any way?

I've found a couple of questions that are directly related to or mention destructive editing: What are non-destructive edits and do they exist? Comparison list of tagging & editing methods in ...
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How can I convert Nikon D5100 .NEF files to .JPG?

I accidentally took some fairly important photos in .NEF (Nikon raw) format instead of my usual .JPG. I tried downloading the ViewNX program to convert the files (as suggested in another posted ...
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Faded & Vintage Film Presets for Photoshop Elements 11

I would like to purchase a Faded / Vintage Film presets progam for my Photoshop Elements 11 to recreate the wash-out film look of the 1970-80s. But unforunately, the few programs that I know all ...
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Segmenting an image in Photoshop Elements 11

I have a scanned image of a damaged photo I am repairing in Elements. What I want to do is to segment the photo into different areas, and clean up each area separately. Each segment will be in its ...
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Why does darkening skies in Photoshop cause banding, and how can I avoid it?

I am pretty new to Photoshop (I have Elements 10). When I darken highlights I find that the sky ends up in bands. I have read advice that says to reduce the effect of this by using either blur or ...
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Can I do a Selective Color effect in Photoshop Elements?

In TipSquirrel there is a tutorial on "Unifying an image with Selective Color" By Michael Hoffman. Can this be done with Photoshop Elements. I am not very knowledgable on Photoshop Elements as I ...
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How do I create a vignette in Photoshop Elements 11?

I'm new to Photoshop Elements 11. I am trying to create a vignette effect on some pictures. I'm using the Guided view with "Lomo Camera Effect" (but only the vignette option, not the lomo). I find ...
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Can Lightroom & Elements on different PCs share the same photos?

I use Lightroom for my management & editing etc & love it, however my wife needs to access the same pictures via a separate laptop, preferably via Elements or ACDSee. I can copy my folders to ...
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Expanding a bokeh background using the clone stamp and other tools

I want to expand this image to the right using Photoshop Elements: So far, the results are not that impressive. I copy/pasted bits of the image and tried various things with the clone stamp and dodge/...
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PSE10 Insert Invisible Watermark

I need to put an invisible watermark in some of my PSE10 edited PNG files, but since I am an amateur, I probably don't need an online subscription right now. How do I easily put an invisible ...
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JPEG XR Plugin for Photoshop Elements 10?

I think I took a neat picture of a butterfly that I just used PSE10 to cut out of its background. Now, I want to package the butterfly as "free" clipart using appropriate tags to preserve my ...
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How can I work around Photoshop Elements 7's inability to open JPG files from my Android phone?

I copied some photographs that I took with my Android phone to my laptop. When I tried to open them with Photoshop Elements 7.0, I received the following error message: Could not complete your ...
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Problem sharing images from Photoshop Elements 10 to Flickr/Smugmug

I'm trialling PSE10 as a cheap way of getting good raw processing. Whenever I crop/straighten an image via the 'raw' processing dialog and then upload the result to an online service (tried both ...
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Does Photoshop Elements 10 support a Dual Monitor configuration?

Does Adobe PhotoShop Elements 10 Support Dual Monitors? Bing searching only seems to provide links for how to setup dual monitors in full blown photoshop.
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How to use Lightroom and Photoshop Elements together?

I know the catalog cannot be shared between these two programs, but what is a good way to have them coexist together? It seems like I would have to have a separate copy of my photos that each program ...
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Can Lightroom and Photoshop Elements share catalog info?

I like Photoshop Elements 10 cataloguing abilities to find people and objects in photos. I own Lightroom but managing a 30k plus catalog is hard and would appreciate the consumer friendly version in ...
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Is Adobe Elements 9's version of Camera RAW the same as CS5s?

I have Photoshop CS2, which is a bit slow but generally does everything I want. I have recently tried the trial version of CS5, and while the main program itself seems fairly similar (although faster),...
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How do I achieve a yellowish retro picture color?

I have always seen advertisements / pictures with colour based such as this... Full Gallery a bit yellowish / retro feeling.... How can I achieve such a picture? Is it a "camera setting" or do I ...
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Should I tag faces in Photoshop Elements 9 if they aren't clear?

I just bought Photoshop Elements 9, and have never used it before. One of its highly touted features is face recognition/identification. According to ads, if you tell the program that a particular ...
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How do I simply adjust the color temperature In Photoshop Elements?

How do I simply adjust the temperature of an image in Photoshop Elements?
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Lightroom vs. Elements vs. Photoshop: Side-by-side comparison?

I'm a bit overwhelmed by the available options in regards to the three major photo editing apps from Adobe. Does anyone know of an article or site that lists the features of Lightroom, PS Elements, ...
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Differences (for a photographer) between Photoshop CS 5 and Photoshop Elements 8?

What are the differences in features for a photographer between Photoshop CS 5 and Photoshop Elements 8? I know that Photoshop CS 5 contains some features that are more for graphic designers or web ...
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