Questions tagged [photoshop]

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Compress colour gamut using output profiles?

I'm trying to discover whether a 'trick' I found is a reliable method for dealing with out-of-gamut when soft-proofing. Down to the 4th picture is just background info of what I'd tried unsuccessfully ...
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Opening Camera RAW from bridge

I'm new to photo editing and need a little help. I am running CS6. When I have an image selected in Adobe bridge and select the shutter symbol or open in camera raw from the file menu I get the ...
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Why RAW to JPG creates more noise in image in Adobe Photoshop? [duplicate]

When i click image at that time Raw format doesn't contain any noise, but when i opened into Adobe Photosho CC 2017 version and after modifying raw data and open to ps ans save as jpg gives colors ...
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How can I create glowing color and smooth skin detail like in this example portrait?

I've been shooting for a while now and learning my way through post processing. I really would love to have my photos come out with the look from the photo above. Can anyone point me in the direction ...
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Is it possible to add manual control before auto-aligning layers in Photoshop?

I have some shots of a construction site taken 1 month apart and I want to animate the construction progress. Problem is, because of moving fences and other hard lines, some of my images aren't ...
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Colour Workflow A - Z

I've been researching this for months. I think I'm closer, but still not quite there. So, the basic question - have I got this right? I shoot with a Nikon D5500, shooting 14-bit RAW NEF, Picture ...
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take two shots, one for low frequency, one for high, and then combine

I do have to take pictures in a low light environment, where part of the assignment is to capture the naturally present light. (its a chill-lounge sauna) I could get higher ISO, and wider aperture, ...
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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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What causes blue artifacts when viewing an image in Camera Raw or Lightroom?

I'm getting random blue artifacts, I have tried different monitors, monitor recalibration, sRGB, and I've tried running it on CPU (not the GPU). No luck yet soon as I open it in ANY other program it ...
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Using Photoshop Organizer with Amazon Prime Photos

I’ve read Amazon’s Prime Photo service advertised as an unlimited photo storage service. They allow you to save RAW files, which addresses the shortfall of many other online storage services. Has ...
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How can I fix the blur in this photo?

Someone else took this picture & the background was focused instead of us. please help.It was my farewell picture and It really would be great if someone can help me.
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Photoshop Image mode and bit depth

When I edit my pictures I always work in 16 bit mode because I know I have more color space where I can move so I can avoid issues like banding. At the same time I realised that there's an advanced ...
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Is it common for photographers to outsource editing (a.k.a. “overflow editing”)?

I've helped a few friend photographers by editing their photos when they're overloaded with work. They cull and edit the photos that go on the blog and I match their style and edit the rest. I've only ...
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Can I safely delete XMP files after creating JPEGs?

If I edit my RAW files in Photoshop, and create JPEG files, can I delete the XMP files which get created? At this stage, I am not interested in keeping the data of my editing, but I want to make sure ...
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Photoshop: how to mask blurred background

I have a portrait with a blurred background. I'd like to use this to create a mask or for alpha channel or to erase the background. So after editing I want to have an image with perfect white or ...
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How can I mitigate edge halo when darkening skies in post-processing?

I process all my photos to black and white. Although I use a polariser where possible, I often find myself wanting to drop the luminance of the sky further which I do using a Black and White ...
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How to make an image clearer?

I usually use two techniques to make a image clearer: Use a High Pass filter, then adjust the Layer Mode to be Soft Light Use the Sharpen module in Camera raw But these methods don't work in these ...
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Batch resize images to a particular ratio without cropping

I'm looking for a way to batch resize photos to a particular ratio without cropping. For example, if I have pictures with 2x3 ratio which is default for my camera and I want to print it with 5x7 ratio ...
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How did photographers touch up photographs before the invention of Adobe Photoshop? [duplicate]

Photoshop is very popular for retouch pictures taken by photographers. But how did photographers touch up photographs before the invention of Adobe Photoshop?
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Hiding stretch marks - During shooting or editing

Pretty straight-forward question: What's the best strategy to hide stretch marks? I've noticed that during shooting, the angle of the light can severely impact their visibility. But I can't find a ...
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How to make an image black and white but leave certain parts in colour in photoshop? [duplicate]

I have taken some pictures over the weekend and think they will look good if the image was in black and white but the main subject was left in colour. I have Photoshop. Can anyone tell me how to do ...
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How to find curve that correspond to a given transformation?

I am having a little bit of a mathematical approach here... I suppose that all the transformation we can make to an image which operate on one pixel per time (for example levels, saturation, color ...
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Will Photoshop run on Linux? [closed]

I have installed Photoshop on linux using wine. It's crashing again and again. Is there any way to use Photoshop on linux?
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How do I stop facebook from turning my pictures literally Red/Orange [closed]

Every time I edit pictures from shoots I get them to the exact pale way I want them in photoshop, I have tried saving the images as Jpeg, PNG and Tiff. I always do 2048 for size, but facebook always ...
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Photostacking - Why does this technique fail for my astrophotos?

Last week I went to Tahoe to do some astrophotography. I watched this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rydg7JGTAbw) about image stacking to reduce noise in my photos so I decided to give it a ...
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Change color of an object in Lab that does not share the same channel

Lab tutorials show how to change a red car into a green one. That is convenient, because red and green share the same channel. But, if I would need to change a red car to a Yellow or blue one, how ...
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What is a better technique, compared to frequency separation?

on this question: Which checklayers are used in frequency separations? RyanFromGDSE added this comment: "Just FYI sharky, "High end" and Frequency separation rarely go together. Frequency Separation ...
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Which checklayers are used in frequency separations?

In many high end Frequency separation tutorials they show a variety of checklayers. But finding informations about those check layers, how to set them up, how they work, what they do and what they ...
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Does Lab color mode in Photoshop give some advantages over Adobe RGB on skin retouching?

Does Lab color mode in Photoshop give some advantages over Adobe RGB on skin retouching/frequency separation? If yes, in what cases/what advantages does it give? What would be the proper way of making ...
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Is there a way to remove this green flare?

I took a picture where the sun was just to the left of the subject with my mobile camera. Due to the sun I couldn't see my screen after I'd taken the photo and didn't realise there was a slight green ...
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Align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop – Repeat script…?

I have the same question as this guy: How do I align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop? How to align bracketed exposure panoramas in Photoshop... I've tried every trick in the book, no luck. ...
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Enhancing and Re-texturing with Photoshop

I have a picture of very low quality, I want to add the detail back by using textures from the internet. I know in video games a lot of time people will go and "re-texture" in game textures to give ...
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Issue with color profiles in grayscale images (compared to GIMP)

X-Post https://www.reddit.com/r/photoshop/comments/5v4zid/issue_with_color_profiles_in_grayscale_images/ (slightly edited) Hi everybody! I hope the language barrier will not be noticed (feel free to ...
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Create Spherical Image from a Planar or Equirectangular image

It´s obvious that to have a good and properly panorama image it has to be done with the appropriate equipment and format, but my question is this: Is it possible to transform an standard ...
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Can I change the color only of the bokeh in Photoshop?

Say I capture two photos of the same object. The second one with a light pointed towards the camera but away from the lens's optical path so the light creates bokeh. And in Ps, I want to stack these ...
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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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Why does Lightroom reset the development settings every time I save the image in Photoshop?

For portrait retouching, I usually do basic calibration, color correction et c. in Lightroom. Then I proceed to Photoshop (right-click → edit in Photoshop) to do skin retouching and styling. Then I ...
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Editing photos to improve quality [duplicate]

I took this photo below and edited it a little. I didn't know where the lightning would hit so the lens was pretty wide. Since the lightning hit so far away, I scaled it up and blended it with the ...
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How to improve quality and detail in faces and hair with Photoshop

I would like to use this photo on a smartphone wallpaper which means cropping it to vertical and in turn losing some quality. What is the best way to improve/enhance the details in the faces and hair ...
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What type of photo effects is this?

What app or photo effect is it to get the sparkling or twinkle effect that's circled?
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What's the Largest File Size that PhotoShop CS 5.1 can Handle?

I'm building a large landscape montage using about 50 RAW images at 16Mb per image. I've successfully managed processing montages before that were 1.5 Gb but over the course of the few hours it took ...
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How to stack low light shots (in Photoshop)

I want to take a picture of a very dark scene with the help of all the noise reduction tricks you would use when shooting stars: stacking multiple exposures, using dark frames, bias frames an so on. ...
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Photoshop and mac not printing correct size?

Probably a silly question but any help appreciated. Trying to print from photoshop CC on MacBook to Epson 9600. Images printing smaller than expected. For example, I've just tried to print a 6x8" ...
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How to access RAW image of Nikon D7200 in Lightroom 5.7 or Photoshop CC?

I have Nikon D7200, I clicked all my pics in .NEF(RAW) format, now I am unable to access the images in Lightroom 5.7 and Photoshop cc, I tried to install plug-in in Photoshop cc, but some how failed ...
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Why Do I Experience Color Deviations with sRGB JPEGs?

My Adobe programs are setup to use ProPhoto RGB and I use a wide gammut display calibrated to D65. Whenever I export edited images from LR or PS as JPEGs using sRGB conversion, the resulting image has ...
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Can't open TIFF in camera raw/Nik Color EFX

I'm editing a picture of the beach I shot and it has a few adjustment layers. I wanted to save it and then open it in Color EFX to make other adjustments (detail enhancer etc.) and in Camera RAW to ...
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How to recreate Liam Wong's images of city streets at night with neon lights?

I'm only new to this photography thing, I currently have a Canon 70D. I tried to look this up myself, ask, and ask elsewhere but haven't had an answer yet. Wondering if someone would be able to ...
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Instagram and Image Size

I shoot a Nikon D750. In a image size Large. I know Instagram has limitations, but what are they. Should I shoot in Image size Large, Medium, or Small? Or shoot size Large, then adjust in Lightroom or ...
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Reducing a Multi Image Scan to separate tiff's lossless - photoshop

I looked everywhere, I cant figure this out. In this step of the process, I'm working with restoring and archiving old-film prints (with negs lost/scratched), and final process some neg/slides, all ...
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RAW in ACR vs JPG in ACR

Photoshop has now given the facility to open and edit JPEGs and other non-RAW file formats using Adobe Camera Raw. One doesn't have to shoot RAWs to do some heavy edits. So is there still any benefit ...

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