Blurring surface details


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Blurring surface details

All right, now we are going to check out a couple of other blurring and averaging filters. We are going to start things off with Surface Blur and then we are going to move over to Dust & Scratches, and we are going to apply both of them to this image here. It's called Freckles are fine.jpg and this image comes to us from photographer Renee Lee. Freckles really are fine, but we are going to be working on downplaying the freckles. All right, so here's what we are going to do. Step one, Ctrl+Alt+J, Command+Option+J on the Mac and we'll go ahead and call this new layer surface blur like so, press the Return key or the Enter key here on the PC to create the new layer.

Now, the first thing to try in a situation like this is surface blur and then we'll turn around and try in our next exercise Dust & Scratches and then we'll marry the two together and they will be so happy. Now let's go up to the Filter menu, choose Blur, go ahead and choose Surface Blur and then ...

Blurring surface details
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Blurring surface details provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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