Questions tagged [photoshop]

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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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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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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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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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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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Why is Photoshop's Photomerge stitch having problems correcting exposure on huge amount of photos?

I have a problem. See photo 1 (with all stitched) and photo 2 with only top left. You see in the smaller it's OK. In the bigger it didn't correct any small difference in exposure (due to sun going ...
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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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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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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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How can I simulate a bayer filter (or just RGB channels) using photoshop layers?

I can copy the red, green, and blue channels in an image and make them layers. What I'm after is to have a document with 3 layers... one representing the red channel, one for green, another for blue....
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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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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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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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How do I change the background layer default color to white?

I was following a tutorial when I somehow changed the background layer to black. Whenever I open Photoshop, the background layer is automatically black instead of white. How do I change it back to ...
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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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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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What is the best way to remove texture from a scanned textured photo paper?

I have a bunch of scanned old family photos where the photo paper has a texture. Unfortunately, the texture of the photo scans quite well. What is the best way to remove the texture? (Photoshop CS5)
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Where can I find the old (free) version of Nik Collection? [closed]

I want to use the Nik collection for some editing I am doing. As I understand it, google made this collection free, and shortly after DxO bought it, it received some updates and a price tag of $70. ...
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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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How can I batch crop based on face location?

I've got 12,000 photos from an event where there's only one person in each photo. I need to crop these photos to apply rule of thirds. The idea of doing all of these individually is daunting and I can'...
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How does Renato D'Agostin achieve these super minimalist and high-contrast photos?

So there's a photographer named Renato D'Agostin who is renowned for his very high-contrast and minimalist photos, and while I don't want to recreate his style per se, I do want to try to replicate ...
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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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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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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 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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How can I resize this photo for a 16“ x 20” frame?

So I have a photo of a friend that was merged not sure if that's the right word for it. I am doing a canvas for him 16x20. I have tried to print the pic, that will not be a canvas wrap. This file is ...
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What mathematical operation does the raw exposure slider in photoshop do? And how does it differ from adjust exposure when the file has been opened?

If I open a raw file in Photoshop without modifying the raw exposure and compare it to the same file with a raw exposure modification of -0.2; when I inspect the linear values it seems like a ...
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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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How does one actually *use* a dark frame?

All of my images were shot RAW, but jpg versions are below for context. I'm brand new to this and have taken the three images according to info I found online. My first problem is that my picture of ...
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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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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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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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Any good tutorials for learning how to post-process images?

I don't really know where to start with post-processing my images. I normally just straighten, crop and sharpen. Do people know of any good resources on the internet for getting a grip with Photoshop ...
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Why does the histogram of an image depends on the software that opened it?

If I open a raw image in Photoshop and Paintshop pro their histograms and their look is different. However, if I open a Jpeg image in both Software, then their histogram and look is the same. What ...
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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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Lightroom - Importing a photo into Develop mode

Is there a way to import a photo into another photo's develop history? After retouching a photo in Lr, I went on to make some final changes in Ps. However, after editing in Ps, I would like to still ...
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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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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 can I change the color of clothing from dark to white in Photoshop?

Is there any way in Photoshop to switch the color of dark clothing into white? For example, I have the below image and I want to change the gown to white.
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How do I make a bottle image transparent?

I've taken some stock photography of lots of clear bottles, and now want to remove the background (which is white-ish, because at a pinch I could leave it...) so that the bottle becomes transparent ...
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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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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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Does a RAW file in Photoshop contains all the data only while in Camera RAW or at all times in Photoshop?

So I open a RAW photo to edit in Photoshop, it opens the Camera RAW editor to select exposures and other meters. Once those are selected, I can open the image or open it as smart object. My question ...

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