Adding effects


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Adding effects

Another kind of special artistic effect that you can add to a photo is a photo effect. A photo effect is a little more complicated than a filter. When I apply a photo effect to an image, Elements runs a multiple step action that can include not only multiple filters, but also layer styles and new layers as well as artistic effects. Before I apply an effect, I'll go to the layers panel and I'm going to select the layer to which I want to apply this effect and that's going to be the Background layer. The Background layer in this file contains just the photo of the two birds on either side of this chair and then on the single bird layer, I have just that layer that's in the middle, surrounded by transparency.

Now some of the photo effects will apply to multiple layers in a file, but the effects I'm going to use in this lesson will affect only the selected layer. So I have selected the Background layer and now I'll go up to the Effects panel. If your Effects panel isn&...

Adding effects
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Adding effects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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