Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the effects, part of Photoshop CS5: Smart Objects.
In this image so far, we've place our crew members on the planet's surface, and …applied three smart filters to them. We've also painted on the mask to hide …the effect of those filters selectively. Let's now look at how we can change the …way those filters operate. One thing we can do with Smart Filters in …Photoshop, which we can't do with filters on a regular layer is to change the way …they appear after we've applied them. For example, let's take this motion blur filter. …As we've already seen, we can hide and show it by turning the effect on and off, …tickling this Eye button. What we can also do is double-click it …and that will bring up the filters original dialog, using the settings that …we applied when we first applied this filter.…
What we can do here, and this is absolutely unique to smart objects, is …change the way this filter applies. For example, we can change the amount of …this blur. So, let's pull this to round about, there …we go, 290 pixels for a much stronger blurring effect and we can say OK to that …
- Editing Smart Objects
- Working with multiple layers
- Using Smart Filters
- Replacing contents
- Using multiple Smart Objects
- Creating flexible cover shots
- Complex distortion
- Working with Camera Raw
- Working with movies and Illustrator files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Smart Objects
2. Smart Filters
3. Replacing Contents
4. Multiple Smart Objects
5. Flexible Cover Shots
6. Complex Distortion
7. Working with Camera Raw
8. Smart Objects in the Workflow
9. Taking Smart Objects Further
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