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    Low-key background banding??

    I am working on a low key image right now. The idea was to cut her out and put some natural almost black background in. But it doesn't seem to be working at all. I guess it's called banding, but how can I gently brush in with a low opacity or use the gradient tool without this horrible effect...
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    B&W horizontal banding comes and goes when viewing in PS6

    So i thought i was seeing things yesterday until it happened again just now. i'm doing was doing a conversion to bw in nik software and i noticed yesterday that in the darker area in the sky i was seeing some color cast and or horizontal banding(PS6) i clicked on the the bottom to view doc...
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    major banding problem

    hi im new to these forums, seems like a nice helpful place my problem is for the past few days (today is the 3rd day to be exact) i have been having severe banding issue with not only photoshop, but paint tool sai as well (and i assume any other graphics software) i have tried everything from...
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    CS5: Opened images seem desaturated and have banding ONLY in photoshop.

    Hello everyone, I am not sure if this has been addressed, I find bits and pieces of information I could use but nothing that really attacks the problem I am having. That being said... until today I have NEVER touched the color management settings in any photoshop I have used. The most I have...
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    Easiest way to CREATE gradient banding?

    I've searched high and low for an easy way to do this, but of course it turns out most people want to remove gradient banding :) I know usually people need to get rid of gradient banding, but I actually need to create it. So, what is the easiest way to create gradient banding? I know...
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    Gradient banding in 16 bit grayscale

    I've used Photoshop for a variety of things over the years, but never for photography... Currently I'm working on terrain height maps for a video game(Sims 3, Create-a-World). 16 bit grayscale png is the format. I generate the height map in another program and then refine the resultant png in...
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    photoshop shadows

    Drop shadows really aren't new to me, but all of a sudden, every shadow i create seems to have a "hard edge" even if i just use the paint brush tool and have it set to a 0 hardness it still appears to have an edge. RGB isn't as bad as CMYK, but since i'm a print designer CMYK is what i need. The...
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    color banding issue

    hi all, have worked on a landscape image with a lot of sky. using a series of layers with masks I intensified the sky from the flat dull lazy light blue to somthing a lot darker, grading from light to dark. End result is showing banding across the sky, which looks to be associated with the...
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