Smoothing filters, smart objects, and masks


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Smoothing filters, smart objects, and masks

Filters like Smart Sharpen and High Pass are just one half of the sharpening equation; without them, you would not be able to get much sharpening done, but with only them you would not be able to do the job very well, which is where the sharpening support staff comes in. Filters like Median, Surface Blur and Reduce Noise which allow you to smooth over digital noise, film grain, and other non edges before you hit an image with a Sharpen filter. Smart Objects, which lets you apply both Smoothing and Sharpening filters non-destructively, and Filter Masks which allow you to isolate edges and non edges to zero in on the exact portion of the image you want to modify.

Of all these features, the one that's going to make the biggest difference in terms of how you work is Smart Objects. Thanks to Smart Objects you can apply one or more filters, edit them, assign an edge mask, change the blend settings, and even turn the filters on and off and change the order in which they are applied. But Smart Objec...

Smoothing filters, smart objects, and masks
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Smoothing filters, smart objects, and masks provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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