soft contrast effect Photoshop CS6


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Creating a soft contrast effect

As you're starting to discover, you can use and apply Filters in order to come up with some really creative effects. You know this point I should also point out that there are filters which help you make corrections, whether that's to reduce noise or to sharpen your image, or to correct distortion. Well we'd be covering those other filters in different chapters. Yet here, we're going to focus in on how we can get creative with these different filters. And in this movie, rather than using Smart Filters, what I want to do is simply duplicate my Background layer a few times.

To do that, press Command+J twice on the Mac or Ctrl+J a few times on Windows. I'll go ahead and rename these layers. I'll name this top one, b1 and then the underlying one b2, for blur1 or blur2. I just want to start to showcase some of the different blur effects which we can apply. To do that, click on one of those layers and then go to your Filter pulldown menu, and then select Blur. As we've ...

Creating a soft contrast effect
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Creating a soft contrast effect provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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