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Photo Retouching
"Improving" photos, post-production, correction, etc.
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faded areas on old photos
by Gary
Photo Compositing
Collage, montage, masking, selections, combining, etc.
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728 5,737
Right...Wrong category?
Photo Restoration
Repairing damaged photos
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Last Post: Old collage pics
2,665 25,377
Old collage pics
Creating images without photos, using Photoshop or other programs
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5 33
New Forum: Illustration
Both digital and film. Discussions about cameras, gear, exposure, technique, and sharing your photography
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644 7,033
Photo-Based Art
Emulating natural-media painting techniques
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3,566 55,937
Photo-Art Resources (372/2,657)
Photo-Art 101 (166/1,126)
HDR, Panoramas and Tone Mapping
Merging several different exposures into a single image
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164 1,162
The place to get serious, in-depth analysis and opinions of your work
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1,746 13,212
Image Help
Got a problem image? Don't know where to begin? Upload images and ask our users what they think or if they can help
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2,933 23,678
Scanning, printing, color management, and discussing best practices for control and repeatability
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734 4,932
Computer Generated Images
Combining 3D models with photos, or crafting fully synthetic images using CGI or fractals
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143 954
History, Conservation, and Repair
The history of photographic prints, and how best to care for and repair them.
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187 1,232
Glass Plate Negatives
by Mike
Forensic and Technical Imaging
Legal, medical, scientific, and forensic imaging techniques.
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Computers, displays, tablets, scanners, cameras, printers, etc.
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Non-RetouchPRO Resources
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Photoshop, Lightroom, Paintshop Pro, Painter, etc., and all their various plugins. Of course, you can also discuss all other programs, as well.
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Doug Nelson
Photoshop CS on MAC Mojave?
Photoshop Help (704/4,136)
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Post job openings, your resume, or try to sell/buy retouching/restoration related items
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Legal Issues
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NOT a replacement for professional council
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Terms and Conditions
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Your Website
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Just hanging around...
(Social area, where non-retouching talk is encouraged)
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Last Post: Reborn...
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Doug Nelson
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Doug Nelson
Spam protection?
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Art Tag
Community Art Project where multiple players pass an image along until it is completed
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71 1,244
Art Tag - Open - Pumpkin
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Retouching contests to challenge your skills and learn from others. Prizes for the winners!
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259 7,107
Oct 2016 Contest Discussion
by atarix
Miscellaneous fun projects to help enhance your digital skills
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143 1,422
Challenge: Googlography
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Exploration of a single feature or technique, illustrated with user examples
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  • padreman
    Right...Wrong category?
    by padreman
    I have some photos I took over 15 years ago that I "scanned" and saved into a "pdf" format. At the time I had no idea what I was doing, nor do I at this time. I would like to crop each photo and save it as a complete photo in the correct format. There are on average 3 photos per...
    Yesterday, 03:50 PM
  • sjm
    Photoshop CS on MAC Mojave?
    by sjm
    Will Photoshop CS 5 run successfully using Mojave on a MAC? I may have to upgrade for iTunes, but afraid that PS CS 5 will no longer work properly....
    05-25-2020, 04:26 PM
  • jd3wolfe
    faded areas on old photos
    by jd3wolfe
    I enjoy trying my hand at retouching old photos. But, whenever I see an area, usually on the clothing, that's uneven and faded, I cringe. I have never come up with a techniques that I am happy with. I have scoured videos, other examples, searched this forum but cannot come up with answers to this problem....
    05-18-2020, 08:16 PM