Using the Gaussian Blur filter


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Using the Gaussian Blur filter

Now strange is that may sound, any discussion of focus altering filters inside a Photoshop has to begin with Gaussian Blur. And if you know anything about Photoshop and youve spent six seconds using Gaussian Blur, you maybe thinking, "Give me a break, Deke!" Not only do you not need to show me Gaussian Blur, you don't need to show my grandmother Gaussian Blur, it is that easy to use. It just has a Radius value, you raise the Radius value, you get more blur, you lower the Radius value, you get less blur, that's all there is to it. But heres the deal, it's responsible for the way Unsharp Mask works.

In fact, its so responsible for Unsharp Mask, I can actually duplicate the effects of Unsharp Mask, down to the last pixel, using Gaussian Blur by itself and no other filter. Out standing is that sounds, that incredibly boastful statement, I will bear out in an upcoming exercise, I'll show you what I mean by that, because it really is helpful to understand that sharpening i...

Using the Gaussian Blur filter
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Using the Gaussian Blur filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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