Applying a Smart Filter


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Applying a Smart Filter

In this first exercise, I'm going to show you how to apply a Smart Filter inside of Photoshop. I have opened this image right here it's called soft portrait.jpg and it comes to us from photographer Joey Nelson of iStockphoto.com and the image was shot a little soft plus I had to rotate the image a little bit to get it nice and straight and then I downsample the image as well. So when you rotate an image and when you downsample it, you apply interpolation, which amounts to micro- softening of the image, and so we need to compensate for the variety of softenings that are going on here by sharpening the image using a filter of course.

Now, because I'm not sure where I'm going with this and I want to keep things as flexible as possible, I might want to apply multiple filters which I'm going to, in fact. I want to go ahead and apply them as Smart Filters. So, I keep my options as open as possible. So all of my changes are parametric, I can change my mind anytime I like and...

Applying a Smart Filter
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Applying a Smart Filter provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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