Applying filters


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Applying filters

Filters offer lots of options for enhancing your photos. Many of the filters in Elements are decorative, fun to play with, but there are also some filters that are useful for photographic techniques, like sharpening, blurring, reducing noise. Before I get started showing you how to apply filters, I want to be sure you know that you can apply a filter to only one layer at a time. So if I look in the layers panel over here, I see that I have a layer with a photo, and I have another layer with a frame, and if I want to apply filter to both of these, and I need to be sure to select the layer to which I want to apply the filter.

So if I wanted the filter only on the photo, I would click on the photo layer, and then apply a filter. What if I do want to apply a filter to multiple layers? Well, here's a little trick for you. In the layers panel I'll select the topmost layer to which I want a filter to apply, and then I'm going to go over to the Panel menu, and I'm going to go up to...

Applying filters
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Applying filters provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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