Smart Filter stacking order


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Smart Filter stacking order

In this exercise we are going to see the importance and the effect of the stacking order of Smart Filters assigned to a Smart Object here inside Photoshop. I am working in an image that I just got done saving as Big filter stack.psd. This is that image by Photographer Joy Nelson subject to the application of three Smart Filters, in all, High Pass, Median, and Smart Sharpen except in the opposite order. So when you are figuring the order of filters, you read from the bottom up the stack. So Smart Sharpen first, Median second, and High Pass third. That's the order in which we applied the filters coincidentally, but we can change that if we want to. For example let's say I want the clarity to occur first and then the effects of Smart Sharpen.

Let's go ahead and change things around by grabbing High Pass and dragging it to the bottom of the list and under Windows you will get that little preview of the filter as you are moving it, on the Mac, you don't get that. But you wi...

Smart Filter stacking order
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Smart Filter stacking order provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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