Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Creative filters, part of Photoshop CS6 Quick Start for Photographers.
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For some images, you might want to push the limits of creativity and apply some …Filter effects to the photo. Many of the artistic filters in Photoshop …are only available for 8-bit-per-channel images. …As a result, if you're going to produce a creative interpretation of a photo, you …might want to make sure it's in the 8-bit-per-channel mode first. …If you've been working to optimize the original image in the 16-bit-per-channel mode. …What I recommend doing is to choose Image Duplicate from the menu. …And then turn on the Duplicate Merged Layers Only check box, so that the result …will be flattened. You can then click OK, and a duplicate …will be created. You can then choose Image Mode and 8 Bits …per Channel, in order to convert the image from 16 bits to 8 bits per channel.…
That image can then be used as the basis of your creative Filter effects. …And you can save it as a separate file. In this case, I already have an 8 bit per …channel image that I'm working with. So I don't need to create that duplicate …
- A guided tour of Photoshop
- Setting up your environment
- Color modes, bit depth, and image resolution
- The Histogram
- File formats
- Basic adjustments
- Output workflow
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1. A Guided Tour
2. Setting Up Your Environment
3. Some Fundamentals
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5. Wrapping Up the Workflow
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