No announcement yet.

Idea for my problem

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Idea for my problem

    HI! Long been here. i would like to ask i have a single photo of a flower i willbe creating a card for my mom this coming mothers day. and i try to make the flower duplicate in layers and resize and change opacity along the way. but why is it every time i use the free transform. Wow, there are edges appearing in the image? What is wrong? I cant use burn or smudge or anything. Virtually im thinking of tools, i just dont know what. Help me a little on this one even ideas will be ok. thanks!

  • #2

    I'm wondering if you haven't actually "committed" the transform? Sometimes I have to hit "enter" twice to get the transform to take effect. If you are seeing edges, I think that means you are still in the edit transform mode and all other tools are disabled. Try hitting "enter" one more time and see if that helps.



    • #3
      yup i have committed it and i have tried to erase it but no hope. i just lowered the opacity and hope that when it printed it wont be seen by my mom. WHat could i do for this?


      • #4
        Any chance you can post an example of what you're referring to? I'm not sure I really understand what's going on without seeing the problem. It doesn't make sense that you wouldn't be able to clone/erase over the "edge".



        • #5
          well this is the image you requested jeaniesa. thanks as always for eaerly replies. BTW, sorry for the image. it just not the real flower but at least its the flower that matters right? The one at the red ink is the edge lines that i keep saying. i just duplicate the layer and then use free transform sorry for the bad image again. im still not a retouch pro btw.
          Attached Files


          • #6

            Seeing your example, I'm guessing that you have a 1-2 pixel strip of white on one or more of the edges of your image. So when you duplicate the layer and transform it, the white strip shows up against the dark background.

            Enlarge your picture 400-500% and view the very edge of each side of your image. You should be able to see even a 1-pixel strip of white at that magnification. You'll either need to clone over it or crop it off before you do any transforms.

            Hope this helps,


            • #7
              hmm. so i use the clone stamp tool ok? is there any other way im not very good with that clone yet. Where should i clone on all layers or even on the original one that i doubled?


              • #8
                It would be much easier just to use the crop tool (my second suggestion - which really should have been the first .) Just crop a small sliver off of whatever sides have a strip of white. (If you hold down the control key while adjusting the crop edges, they won't snap to the edge.)

                If it were me, I would crop/clone the original pic and start over with the transformations. If you don't want to do that, then you'll have to clone everywhere you see white lines that you don't want.



                Related Topics


                • amtb
                  Unusual perspective problem
                  by amtb
                  This is a problem I have not met before and so far I haven't found an answer.

                  The shot was taken on the down escalator of a London department store. I wasn't too careful with it and thought it would not be very difficult to correct the perspective so that it looked as if it had been...
                  01-07-2005, 01:15 PM
                • jeaniesa
                  Hey Arura! (about travel in Viet Nam)
                  by jeaniesa
                  Hi Arura,

                  I thought I'd move the discussion of VN travel over here so that we don't clutter up the Critiques thread with off-topic discussion. Anything goes over here in Salon though!

                  Wow - 5 weeks to see VN! That sounds about right. I brought my mother with me in...
                  06-14-2002, 12:28 PM
                • ctny
                  Learned too many techniques and need fresh eyes
                  by ctny
                  Hey everyone! long time lurker on these forums, I've been studying ever since discovering Godmother's Dodge and Burn years ago. Since then I've played with other methods like frequency separation and have had interesting results in the past. This time around I feel like I'm bouncing around between multiple...
                  01-16-2016, 06:51 PM
                • twinkissed
                  Pixelation: Oh the squares! Help make them go away!
                  by twinkissed
                  If you got a chance to read my post in the work forum you'll see the frustration I've had with this customer. Still, I want to get this done but I'm starting to think... hmmm... complete lost cause. Please please help. If it helps please read my thread in the work forum so you know why I can't get a...
                  09-30-2005, 12:08 PM
                • bskaak
                  help with a photo "collage"
                  by bskaak
                  I have just started trying to figure out our photoshop elements 2.0 and would love to try to put together a sort of photo collage as a gift for grandparents. I saw a "collage" somewhere a while back where there was a faded background print then several cropped images layered over it. I am...
                  07-21-2005, 10:29 PM