Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying a creative filter, part of Photoshop: Creative Effects (2011).
There seems to be an unlimited number of ways to put filter effects to use in your images. …For more practical adjustments such as sharpening, to purely creative effects. …Applying the creative filter is actually quite simple as you'll see in this lesson. …Of course, when it comes to filters there is an issue as it relates to 16 bit per …channel images rather than 8 bit per channel images. …Here I'm working with a 16 bit per channel image. …A 16 bit per channel bit depth helps ensure that I won't have posterization, a …loss of smooth gradations of tone and color in the image.…
That's beneficial when it comes to applying adjustments, but as you can see …if I go to the Filter menu many of the filters are grayed out. …These options are not available with 16 bit per channel images. …In order to apply some of these creative filters, I'll need to convert my image to …8-bit per channel. But I'd rather not convert my original …master image. So the approach I take is to first …produce an image that I'm happy with as a straightforward photograph, and then save …
- Safely experimenting with creativity
- Creating a black-and-white effect
- Using Curves presets for creative effects
- Applying a vignette
- Using the Filter Gallery
- Applying a Gradient Map adjustment
- Creating a multiple exposure effect
- Hand-painting an image
- Creative projects
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Photographers: Creative Effectswith Chris Orwig4h 57m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 41m Intermediate
1. Creative Basics
2. Expanded Creativity
3. Targeted Creativity
4. Creative Projects
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