Blending and masking Smart Filters


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Blending and masking Smart Filters

In this movie I want to continue our conversation about Smart Filters. We will be working on the file corwig_01 again. Press F to get a Full Screen View mode. right-click your background layer and choose convert to smart objects. Next, zoom in a little bit, so you can see the photograph. What I want to talk about here is how a lot of times when you are working with filters, you need to disguise them. So we are going to go to our filter pulldown menu. We are going to choose Brush Strokes > Crosshatch. We are then going to look at our photo, and that actually looks pretty good here, I'm looking to have quite a bit of this effect on the image.

Now this is one of my all time least favorite filters, and here is why? I like it, except that when I use it, people can say "Oh, you use Crosshatch," or when someone else use it, "Oh yeah, crosshatch, I got it, I know why you are doing it, it takes away from the visual impact. But there is something about the impact that I like...

Blending and masking Smart Filters
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Blending and masking Smart Filters provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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