Create filter effects with Lighten Photoshop Masking


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Creating filter effects with Lighten

In this exercise I'll show you how to use the Lighten mode to achieve a quick and dirty filtering effect. I've restored the saved version of Lighten demo.psd. Let me go ahead and turn on the gang layer here and click on it to make it active. And then because we want to apply some smart filters, let's convert it to a smart object, by going up to Layers panel fly-out menu and choosing Convert to Smart Object or if you loaded my DekeKeys shortcuts, you can press Ctrl+,. Next I'm going to go on to the Filter menu, choose the Sharpen command and then choose Smart Sharpen.

And I'm going to apply something of an over-the-top effect here. I've cranked the Amount value as you can see up to 500%, and I've taken the Radius value up to 10 pixels and set the Remove option to Lens Blur. More Accurate is turned off; I'll go ahead and click the OK button in order to apply that filter. Now let's modify the Blend settings by double-clicking on the little slider icon over...

Creating filter effects with Lighten
Video duration: 2m 47s 4h 3m Intermediate

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Creating filter effects with Lighten provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Advanced Blending

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Design
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Photoshop
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