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Removing a watermark on a photo

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by SkullGuy, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. SkullGuy

    SkullGuy Regular Member

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    Before anyone jumps down my throat about copyright. The photo is actually of a client of mine and I am working on an image gallery for him. Getty Images has quite a few photos of him that are newer and I'd like to use them in the gallery.

    They are from various events so I don't know if he has copies or not and trying to get content from him takes like a week just because he's busy. I want to get this done but I also don't want to pay 500 bucks for a decent size image. You can enlarge and download the images but of course, they have the watermark.

    I'd like to know if it's possible to remove the watermark or is there software to do this? I have tried in Photoshop and it's just beyond my skill level I guess. Since they are his likeness I don't see a copyright problem with this. If you want to discuss copyright, start another thread, don't piss on mine.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Botsky

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    Maybe it will help you
     
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  3. sergenthw

    sergenthw Regular Member

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    I am also deeply interested about this
    But I doubt the software exists since there's no formal way to erase pixels and fill them to make it look natural
    But there must be a hope
    So bringing your thread up
     
  4. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    There was a thread once where someone had a work around that involved searching for the images already purchased by others.

    Aside from that I guess you could post in hire freelancer section.

    Ps I don't think your friend being in the picture negates the copyright issue in any way - just for your reference. But as you requested I'm not gonna piss on your thread :)
     
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    Clone stamp tool + brush tool in + 15 mins manual work in photoshop.
     
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  7. SkullGuy

    SkullGuy Regular Member

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    Thank you for the reply :) Anyhow he lives in a state where he has personality or publicity rights and it is even further extended by specific legislation enacted to protect just such a use of these types of photos that are sold for profit. Now I have to yell at myself for pissing in my own thread.
     
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    i can make it for you sent me amessaege
     
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    andrew1978 Regular Member Premium Member

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    nice!