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The third part of the popular and comprehensive series Photoshop CC One-on-One follows industry pro Deke McClelland as he plunges into the inner workings of Adobe Photoshop. He shows how to adjust your color, interface, and performance settings to get the best out of your images and the most out of Photoshop, and explores the power of Smart Objects, Shadows/Highlights, and Curves for making subtle, nondestructive adjustments. The course dives into Camera Raw to experiment with the editing toolset there, and returns to Photoshop to discuss toning, blur, and blend modes. Deke also teaches tried-and-true methods for sharpening details and reducing noise, as well as creating quick and accurate selections with Quick Mask, Color Range, and Refine Edge commands.
Photoshop offers more than 100 filters. Of those, 14 are devoted to the task of blurring images. In constrast, there are just six sharpening filters. So more than twice as many devoted to the task of blurring your photos. Which is crazy, right? Sure, it makes sense to sharpen, but blur, why? Well, as upside down as it sounds. Blur focuses your attention. Take this image for example. Low angle, decent composition, higlights are pretty blown so that's not so good but biggest problem, flat, flat, flat focus. What are we supposed to look at? The Wall Street bull, those little people on the left? Or is the real subject of the photograph the trash can? Compare it to this. Now I've made a lot of changes, but mostly it's the focus.
The animal's ribs remain sharp as do its shoulders and its face. He exudes power, menace, maybe even a hint of Wall Street greed. But whatever the subtext, this thing doesn't like you that much and it's coming at you. I created this effect using the Blur gallery, which includes three filters. Field Blur, Iris Blur, and Tilt Shift, all of which are totally compatible with smart objects, making them easy to edit if you later change your mind. Here, let me show you exactly how they work.
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