Using Smart Blur and Surface Blur


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Using Smart Blur and Surface Blur

OK, so as you may recall the Median filter averages pixels inside of an image in order to create a heightened smoothing effect essentially and it is little bit of overkill, but you can mitigate that as you will see. Then the Dust & Scratches filter will go ahead and average the high contrast areas while leaving the low contrast areas alone. So it leaves the film grain and the digital noise, it leaves that stuff alone, while it gets rid of the details inside the image. We need something that is the opposite of Dust & Scratches where sharpening is concerned. If we are preparing the image for sharpening, we need to get rid of the low contract stuff, smooth it away, and leave the high contrast stuff intact.

And there are examples of filters like that, it is just not obvious. I am going to go ahead and cancel out of Dust & Scratches here. I am still working inside the Sammy shake.jpeg image. That is found inside the 03 Sharpen Filters Folder, because it is an image that we worked with i...

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

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