Questions tagged [photoshop]

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How do I achieve this creamy black and white look?

The JW Anderson SS19 campaign video has this very unique black and white look to it (that very much applies to photography too), and I can't figure out how to replicate it. I'm not sure if it's ...
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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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“An integer between 0 and 255 is required” when I change the value in RGB picker

So, I get this message in Photoshop when I try to insert values above 256 in RGB color picker menu, although I switched to 16 bits (image -> mode -> 16 bits per chanel). Why is that? Isn't 16 bits ...
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How do I make a flat color photo/vector photo from an original photo? [closed]

How to easy make my own pictures look like this?
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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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PS: Why not solid color in my new layer

I have approx 20 layers in a .psd file. Suddenly when I create a new layer I am not able to get a solid color, meaning I use 100% opacity but still get very light color? The red color in picture is ...
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Should I do retouching on Photoshop before color grading on Lightroom or vice versa?

Is there a difference if I do skin retouching for portrait or fashion photography for an image in Photoshop first and then do the color correction and color grading in Lightroom? Should I do that ...
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How to stop colour “banding” between frames when creating a panorama using Photoshop's Camera Raw

Ive taken some photographs using a DSLR on a tripod that i moved from left to right to create source files for a panorama. The image files from the DLSR are raw. Ive opened them in photoshop camera ...
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Do I lose information every time I add an adjustment layer to an 8bit image in Photoshop?

A friend told me that one of the disadvantages of working with 8bits images within Photoshop is that every time I add an adjustment layer I lose some data. Is that true? Is there a quantifiable ...
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Why does Lightroom not have a cyan-red slider for color correction?

They have color correction sliders for yellow-blue and green-magenta but not for red-cyan, unlike in Photoshop. It is really annoying to go into Photoshop when I need to make those simple adjustments -...
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Where are “higlights, shadows, whites and blacks” in Photoshop?

I'm experimenting with doing all my editing in Photoshop instead of Lightroom. Does Photoshop have these filters/sliders that Lightroom has to change the levels on Highlights, Shadows, Whites and ...
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Can Lightroom/Photoshop work well together when using Smart Filters?

I have the latest Lightroom and Photoshop CC. In Lightroom, I select a picture and then click Edit in Photoshop. The picture is a JPG and a new JPG is created, with the same name and the "-Edit" ...
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How can I crop in batch in Photoshop or Lightroom and remove edges? [duplicate]

I have several images I want to crop in batch. They are scans and have "jagged edges". Basically I just want a 95% crop in both directions with the crop frame perfectly centered. So if the image is ...
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Is all RAW data preserved when editing photo in Photoshop?

It is possible to edit RAW ("undeveloped") photos in Adobe Camera Raw but what if I open the photo in Photoshop's main windows and then apply the Camera Raw Filter instead? Do I still have all the ...
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What is the normal process for a photographer to get their photo into CMYK format?

I am an aspiring photographer. I take pictures that I want printed in CMYK for a magazine. Do I have to take the photo, and then painfully convert the rgb photo to cmyk? Is there no out of the box ...
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Bulk crop JPEGs with alignment of apparel shots with models

We have got several hundrets of photos for an online shop shot on different models. All of them have a plain white background, but vary in clipping (?). We need to crop them in following way: aspect ...
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What is this weird JPEG TIFF hybrid image and how can I save it from PS as a normal JPEG?

I have this JPEG image saved out of PS using "Save As" and selecting "JPEG". It's abnormally large for it's WxH resolution Mac Preview's info shows it as an uncompressed TIFF Trying to save it out of ...
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I made a profile with Colorchecker Camera Calibration software. How to import the .icm file for use in Camera Raw?

I used the Colorchecker Camera Calibration software with a TIFF photo of the Colorchecker I did with my camera. This software detected the Colorchecker successfully and produced a .icm file as output. ...
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How to use a Xrite Colorchecker on a specific image to get the right colors?

I installed a setup, and I shot three photos with the same f/1.7 1/100s ISO100 condition: A.jpg (download link): Colorchecker alone B.jpg: Colorchecker + object C.jpg: the final object I'm ...
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Capture One 12 edit in Photoshop get back with transparent background

I need to remove the background of a series of product shots and keep the shadows of the product. Hence, I in Capture One 12 (CO) go for edit in Photoshop, exported as TIFF as well as PSD. Did my ...
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Photoshop changing the ppi of an image [duplicate]

I am trying to prepare a few of my images for printing purpose. I have never printed images before, so this is my first time. Most of my pictures are taken by a drone. The resolution says 3000x4000, ...
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Is editing metadata of a JPEG destructive to the image?

Is editing metadata of a JPEG destructive to the image? If I edit "File Info" > "Description" in Photoshop, then save.... am I causing the same image degradation as if I edited the image, then re save ...
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Perfect Full reflection from a small puddle possible?

Something like this image for example. Is this possible without any sort of editing? https://www.instagram.com/p/BcWg4HYgRn8/?taken-by=jadgghorayeb
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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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How do I save this 'band-less' version of this image from ACR?

The sky shows banding in Photoshop, but if I press ctrl+shift+A to go into ACR, it's gone. I assume that no actual pixels are being changed when I enter Adobe Camera Raw, and I'm not touching any ...
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Does photoshop really use 15 bit?

I have come across this answer https://photo.stackexchange.com/a/110776/78408 It says Adobe photosohp uses 15 bits thus Converts 16 bit images to 15 images. Is it true? Why? Which versions are ...
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How to capture the texture of 8 mm semi precious stone bead?

What method would you recommend me to use if I wanted to reconstruct in 3d semi precious beads ? Amethist, aghates, aquamarine ect with highly accurate results ? How am I suppose to get the texture ...
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Why am I seeing banding with Photoshop but not Lightroom?

Until the most recent update it used to be the case, at least for me, that I would occasionally see banding in Lightroom's Library module, but not in Photoshop. With the most recent update, I now see ...
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how can I make the text visible in this photo

Will someone help me make the text visible on this photo, or tell me how to? Please
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Is it possible to get green and red chromatic aberration?

In one of the hallucinating scenes in a video I have played. The vision is blurry and objects nearer the edges of the screen are green and red Now the usual chromatic aberration patterns are purple/...
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How do you turn day into night and night into day? [duplicate]

Easily to explain hard to do. I wonder if its possible for me to take photo of my street in the day and make it look like night because night photography is beautiful but night requires high shutter ...
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Advanced usage of LUTs in Lightroom (masking; using more than one LUT)

I really like working with LUTs (color Lookup Tables). But I think Lightroom is missing some functionalities in this regard, or I cannot find them. Is it possible to: Use more than one LUT in ...
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How to take a photograph of transparent objects and photoshop it into pure white background?

Original Photo: Masked Photo (in photoshop): I used a black background as to make it supposedly easier to see the object. But I guess since it's transparent it messes it up. I was using a ...
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What color photo filter should I use to offset a heavy magenta cast on my color slides after digitizing?

I am in the process of digitizing a large number of slides. All of them have a heavy magenta cast to them.I have been using photoshop to attempt correction but with limited success. The ones that I ...
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Do I need a powerful discrete video card for Photoshop? [duplicate]

I have my computer and it doesn't have a separate video card. Do i need a video card to install Photoshop? Or is there any version of Photoshop that doesn't require to a separate video card?
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Straightening rounded lines with Photoshop

I have the following problem. I have taken several pictures of a rectangular box filled with various objects from straight above the center of the box. I would like the box to appear perfectly ...
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Why does an increase in Y' channel contrast result in apparent desaturation?

And is this the same phenomenon we see when colours appear less saturated during the middle of the day versus dawn and dusk (when luma contrast is reduced)?
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Image extraction work

Hope everyone is doing good and I really need some help with regards to automate the image extraction work. We usually receive team/group images and the majority of the groups are shot on a natural ...
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Why does merging JPEGs to panorama in Photoshop increase file size by 100x?

When I merge 5 photos which are 5 MB JPGs into a panorama by choosing "Merge to panorama in Photoshop" from Lightroom, and save the resulting image as a .TIF, the file size becomes 650MB! Then, when I ...
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Is there way to visualize Photoshop changes by EXIF?

Photoshop saves the changes made on the photo to its EXIF (or XMP). Is there any chance of visualizing this data? Example photo and its EXIF data can be found on my webpage: example
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Color appearance during editing and after export when using a wide-gamut monitor

Ok, so I just learned how to properly calibrate my monitor, through my other post here, but something is still bothering me, so here goes. As a background, I have a an Asus PA279Q, which is a wide-...
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Photoshop alternatives for creating triptychs

I was looking through the StackExchange Photography section before I posted my question. I want to make a triptych of a single imagine essentially cutting it into three equal parts. I don't have ...
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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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Strange behavior editing photos in photoshop and back in lightroom

When I want to edit in Photoshop a photo I search it in my Lightroom Library and then I make right click -> Edit in -> Photoshop I edit the photo in Photoshop and then I save it with Command+S. The ...
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Creating this shallow DoF, high contrast imagery

Hey guys, so the image above is an example of the type of shot I was hoping to replicate. I shoot with a 16mm 1.4 lens, so opening that all the way seems to give the desired depth of field and enough ...
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How to isolate white subject from a white background?

I am quite new to photoshop, but I have always been having problems creating products on a pure white background. I need it for online selling, but it is a daunting task for me--especially since I do ...
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Processing raw negatives in photoshop

I'm scanning negatives with an Epson and Silverfast software, in raw format. After inverting the image with command-I, curves and levels are backwards. I could flatten the image, but the size is huge. ...
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How to Content Aware Fill with Lightroom / Photoshop without converting from raw to tiff

I have a panorama that has some white space I can't really crop out. I tried merging in Photoshop and it had an option to content aware fill empty spots. This worked out almost perfectly. The issue is ...
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Can I salvage overexposed images accidentally taken in manual mode?

I have a question. My wife used our camera and left the setting on Manual, which I didn't realize when I was going out to take pictures yesterday in the bright sun. We had some really great pictures, ...
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What are the other alternatives to Photoshop's “crop and straighten” for scanned images that have rounded corners

I'm scanning a lot of cards and I'm using Photoshop's automated "crop and straighten" function to auto rotate and crop them after. But the result wasn't very accurate as some of the sides of the scans ...

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