Adjusting the effects


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Adjusting the effects

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, ...

Adjusting the effects
Video duration: 3m 36s 2h 13m Intermediate

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Adjusting the effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Steve Caplin as part of the Photoshop CS5 Smart Objects Workshop

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Design Photography video2brain
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Photoshop
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