Three steps to diffused focus


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Three steps to diffused focus

All right, in this exercise I'm going to show you a three-part diffuse focus technique that involves a combination of Median, Unsharp Mask and Gaussian Blur in that order and you can apply them in the order of Median, Gaussian Blur and Unsharp Mask. So in other words you change the order of the last two filters. But it's more helpful to see it unfold before you, if we go in the order that I just told you. So I have gone ahead and saved my progress so far as the file called Hooray for Horatio.psd and I have selected the diffusion layer right here. So we have got a Contrast Reducer right there in form of old school Brightness Contrast layer.

We have got diffusion, which is just a copy of the background layer set to Overlay, and we are ready to begin our diffusion process. So I'm going to start with the real porcelain command, the one that does the best smoothing, the best detailed pounding of any command out there and this is for when you need that extra layer of diffusion a...

Three steps to diffused focus
Video duration: 7m 36s 20h 57m Intermediate

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Three steps to diffused focus provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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