Questions tagged [photoshop]

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How can I achieve this “golden” effect?

I see a lot of portraits taken using this, what I would call "golden" looking effect. I have never been able to figure out how to achieve this kind of effect. The image is quite warm but that's not ...
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Can I apply a Photoshop smart filter to multiple layers, for a better sharpening workflow?

Is there a way to apply one smart filter to multiple layers? I'm trying to figure out a better CS5 Photoshop sharpening workflow using smart filters. I am working with scanned film. Before ...
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HDR Beginners Help : Photoshop CS5

I am just leaning HDR in Photoshop CS5, can anyone recommend some good tutorials?
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Quick Motion Capture

I frequently take pictures for our Ping Pong activity, but I am a newbie at photography. My pictures are mostly result like the following(the ball is blurry). So I have few questions: Does this have ...
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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 do you make a skin tone metallic brown?

First of, i'd like to say that i'm partially colour blind which makes this task more difficult for me. I'm wondering if it is possible to change a person's skin tone in photoshop from something pretty ...
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What is the advantage of using L*a*b in Photoshop?

In a couple posts, I noticed throw-away remarks about using Lab as the recommended or only serious thing to do. Why?
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How can I fix this brighter part in the middle of people forehead?

I'm trying to fix this brighter part of a person forehead because of the over exposure. How can I fix this part to match the other color on the forehead in the picture?
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What is the most effective Photoshop technique to remove people from photos?

For years I have played with the various Adobe Photoshop tools to remove pesky tourists from my landscape photos. Some of the tools and methods I've tried include: Clone Stamp Tool(.87 or earlier) ...
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How do I stack two photos in Photoshop to reduce noise?

I tried stacking two pictures in Photoshop to create a final image with less noise. But I ended up with a pic that had more. Is there any other way to stack two pictures so that there is less noise? ...
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Multi-Image Meshing: Image Stitching an Array

I've got a large 1 meter by 2 meter pattern printout for a garment. I'm not able to capture fine detail with a single shot, namely the sensor on my camera captures poor detail at distances past a ...
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How can I accomplish this aged photo effect in Photoshop? [closed]

I'm trying to accomplish this effect for my website. I need to do this to a couple photo's and they need to look exactly like this (see below). Here is a link to the image with the effect I'm trying ...
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How can I get the best quality prints from an iPhone photo?

I have a photo on my iPhone that I'd like to print, but the quality is poor. Is there anything I can do so that I can print it? I have Photoshop CS5.
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How to use a channel as mask in Photoshop?

Is there a way in Photoshop to use a channel (for example red or Lab luminosity) as a mask for a layer?
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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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How was this 360° panoramic photo taken?

I'm not a photographer and know very little about camera and photography, still I couldn't help myself to ask how was this photo taken? I got this photo from FaceBook. Like was there any kind of ...
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Why do colors in Photoshop look different from Lightroom?

I know there's plenty of questions like this and I've tried all the provided solutions, but I think my issue is slightly deeper than that. I have noticed that when I do an external edit from ...
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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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How to remove spider veins from the white of an eye?

I'm trying now to white an eye with Photoshop. I'm using brush tool in Saturation mode. The color is perfect. But the veins becomes gray and they are pretty visible. I tried to remove them with ...
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How to denoise a dark photo with extremely high ISO?

There are situations where I would reluctantly have to turn the ISO to the larger extreme. Nevertheless I can get some photos that I pretty much like under these circumstances. Here is an example. (...
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How do I crop to least rectangular extent after Photomerge?

After stitching a panorama using Photomerge, how can I crop out all the empty space on the sides? Seems like there should be a tool for this, but I can't find one in Photoshop.
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Why does Lightroom 4 CR2 “Edit in Photoshop” make a TIF file?

when I right-click an image (CR2) and select "Edit in Photoshop" Lightroom first creates a TIF. Can I turn this off? Or what is the point? Is this actually useful? I normally optimize the Raw-File in ...
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How to achieve such an awesome colors and skin tones in Lightroom and/or Photoshop?

Anybody willing to explain how to achieve this look in Lightroom and/or Photoshop? I'm mostly using Lightroom, so I tried crushing the blacks, increasing the contrast and vibrance, increasing R and G ...
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How to do precise gamma corrections in Lightroom?

Recently I'm working with various images that need precise gamma correction, eg: scanned pictures that require a gamma shift from 1 to 2.2, it's a common problem around people who works with linear ...
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What is the best method to extract a subject from a Greenscreen?

I am searching for a better method to cut people out of my greenscreen backdrop ... The main problem is the hair ... Actually I use the freeware Easygreenscreen Photoshop action I also know the super-...
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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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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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Why does my focus stack result in a blotchy background?

I've recently taken up photography with using a Canon 50D and thought I'd try some macro photography of flowers. Having researched the subject and read about focus stacking to increase the depth of ...
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How to save my album as JPEG on Kodak Digi Album Pro?

Objective: Save my album as JPEG on Kodak Digi Album Pro. I am using Kodak Digi Album pro and I'm new to this tool. This program generates a .PAB and .KPL file format, but I want my images to be ...
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Dragging image window in CS6 applies temporary saturation boost?

In CS6, when dragging an image window within the workspace, PS applies what appears to be a very subtle saturation and brightness boost to the image. The effect disappears when releasing the mouse. I'...
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Best airbrushing plugin?

What is the best airbrushing plugin besides Kodak Digital GEM Airbrush Pro and Portraiture? I the kodak plugin to cleanup skin and textures, but they're apparently not going to upgrade for CS5/Mac/...
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How can I subtly blur brands in photos?

In the past I've seen scenes in documentaries containing a branded product which (I assume) didn't pay for product placement, so somehow they manage to subtly blur out its label in post production. I ...
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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 are some good online forums for discussing photographic editing?

What are some good forums for talking about editing photos in Photoshop or GIMP? Where do you talk about such things? EDIT: Other than here, of course.
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Content-Aware option not showing on photoshop cs3

I want to remove unwanted images from my main image using photoshop CSS3. I found content-aware technique to deal with issue. However when I am opening fill option from edit menu its not showing ...
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Photoshop or lightroom for landscape and nature photography?

I have canon 500D with 18-55mm and 70-300mm lens. I have lot of interest in landscape and Nature photography. I need to purchase some software to assist me with post-processing my photos. Which one is ...
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How do I achieve a vintage photo effect in Photoshop?

How can I achieve this vintage color tone in Photoshop? ]
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Photo Processing - What am I doing wrong?

I seem to have a problem processing photos and I am not sure where I am going wrong. The issue is on my desktop monitor the photos look great. Overall vivid color, brightness, contrast etc. When I ...
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What is it called when you put a sequence of photos together to show an event?

I just been taking photos of a demolition of a building and I am trying to remember what the technique is called when you go in Photoshop and put a sequence of photos together to show the event. What ...
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How does one create a Diptych or Triptych with angled/non straight lines between the photos?

How can I create a Diptych/Triptych or any collage for that matter with the individual photographs not in a regular rectangular shape. An example may be say 2 photos intersecting at the diagonal. ...
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What are the main advantages of purchasing Photoshop over the free online version?

What are the main advantages of purchasing Photoshop (subscription or one off payment) over the free online version? I am aware that: Internet Access it required The "heal" tool is not fully ...
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How to scatter small items like leaves on the ground

How these instagrammers do photography like on the pictures below. Small scattered items (leaves, etc) on the ground. I do think that it was shot as is. If to look better, possible to notice that same ...
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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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How can I colorize my astrophotography?

I want to color a photo that I took from my telescope, which unfortunately only captures black and white images. How can I add color to it, let's say using Photoshop... is it possible to color only ...
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Why does simply saving a JPEG at 100% quality in Photoshop increase filesize?

If I take a picture taken with my EOS 60D, put it into Photoshop, edit it as I wish and save it as JPEG with maximum quality, the file goes from 5 to 12 mb in size. Obviously if I didn't increase the ...
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Does “Proof Color” with “Monitor RGB” option in PS ensure that I see TRUE colors?

I seem to misunderstand color management based on comments in my previous question. Or I incorrectly asked me question so people give me wrong answers. Therefore I want to clarify my understanding of ...
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We own PS CS3, what are the benefits of upgrading to CS6?

I'm using a fairly old version of Photoshop, but it IS a very powerful tool and I can do everything I need to do. The question is, are there new things in CS6 that I don't even know about, or new ...
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How can you limit the output of black and whites in Lightroom?

There is a successful photographer I follow and people love the effect they add to their photos. I've been editing photos for a long time and I know the trick they're using. However, I can't reproduce ...
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How to do selective-color in Photoshop?

How to make the single color in a photography to be color and other parts changed to B&W?. Don't know exactly the name of the effect, to be more clear in the following photo I want the green part ...
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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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