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Questions tagged [texture]

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What should I consider when buying a camera and lens to take photos of surfaces for 3D textures?

I would really appreciate if you could help me find the best camera or camera's to take photos of textures. These will mainly include cabinets, countertops, tiles, backsplashes, hardwood flooring and ...
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A 10GB tif image by NASA of the Moon. How do I resize/downscale it to use it?

I have downloaded a texture map. Found here: https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/search/map/Moon/LRO/LROC_WAC/Lunar_LROC_WAC_GLD100_79s79n_118m_v1_1 And I cannot open it so I can downscale it to use it in ...
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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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Perfect pleats in pants for e-commerce photography [duplicate]

We are wondering how they achieve the pleats/wrinkles so perfect in these e-commerce images for jeans or pants. It is obvious they insert something inside the pant, but what is it and can it be ...
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How can I photograph reflective surfaces without the camera being visible?

I want to make some grunge maps (surface imperfection overlay graphics for 3D rendering) by photographing flat (not round) real-world surfaces. However, when I try to take pictures of reflective ...
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Crash course on photography for 3d rendering texture

I'm looking for a place where to find informations about specifically photography to make 3D render textures: from simple texture to environmental mapping. Does anyone can give me some advice?
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Is there a plug-in to create a satin-like texture/light effect?

Is there a plug-in to add a satin-like texture to an image? I know how to play with canvas, porcelain, or rock surface like textures in Topaz Impression, which I use a lot, but I can't find anything ...
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How can I bring out the texture and sheen on a model's clothing?

I am shooting in a studio in manual mode, but when I see the finished photo, the model's clothing is lacking a sheen and the creasing that was visible. For example, I have photographed a model wearing ...
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What causes the glitter/texture in bokeh?

I have been looking for a technical explanation for the glitter/texture sometimes appearing in bokeh, usually when you have light coming through a object that scatters light like glass. I am of cause ...
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How to remove texture from old scanned photos?

I have a picture here I need to remove the texture. I try the FFT method but I don't get the diamonds to black out when I do it, its sorta flat. whats the best way to get rid of this?
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How can this visual effect be achieved using Photoshop or plugins? [duplicate]

I've seen effect used by a number of photographers and although I'm not sure I like it, I'm interested in understanding how it was achieved.
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What is the best way to remove texture from a scanned textured photo paper? details [duplicate]

One of the answers to this question : What is the best way to remove texture from a scanned textured photo paper? says to use ImageJ. I have tried this on the sample photo and it doesn't work. I'm ...
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How to get high contrast texture? [closed]

There is a certain style in pictures that I'm interested in achieving, and I might not know the appropriate name for it. It seems to be recently popular in portrait pictures, where a term for it seems ...
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How do I blend a digital texture into a photo to give a canvas or rough paper effect?

I have seen other photographers use deviantart art work as backdrops in their photography with exotic outcomes. I haven't been successful in figuring out how this is done. Would anyone please share ...
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Is a real background preferable to an artificial one?

I'm learning fashion and nude photography and I usually post-process my photos to give them a better look (photoshop CS5) . I noticed that lots of photographers uses texture or digital background to ...
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How do I chose a good camera for texture hunting?

Texture hunting is the photography of walls, surfaces, artefacts, etc, typically outdoors, with the intention of using the photos in a computer game. The photo could be of a brick or concrete wall, a ...
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How can you show texture?

I would like to know how to achieve those pictures in which texture shows up well. I am specifically thinking of portraits of the elderly in which the skin looks very wrinkled and in B&W looks ...
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Preserving texture in shadows with levels/curves

I have the following image, and I would like to preserve a little bit of texture in the shadows. As you can see (hopefully), the darkest parts of the image have gone to a solid black. There is some ...