Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Smart Filters to soften skin, part of Editing Video in Photoshop CS6.
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Ideally, you'll stick with the Adjustments panel because its effects are very, very fast. …However, most of Photoshop's filters will also be available to you if you take advantage …of the Smart Filter command. I am going to choose this particular shot here that's a …tad dark; it needs the skin tone softened a bit. …Let's begin with the Curves Adjustment and just lift up the faces a bit so they are a …little easier to see. We'll pull down the highlights as well, here we go. …Now in order to filter this shot, I need to select it in the timeline and then I can go …ahead and choose Filter > Convert for Smart Filters. Doing this will make the object a …Smart Object, and you notice, it does actually get rid of the transitions that were on the shot.…
So if you decide to use a Smart Filter, you may lose your transitions and need to reapply …them, like so. There we go, I put it back into place and I'll do a Cross Fade here as well, …and everything adjusts just fine. …Let's go and throw away the Curves adjustment, and with the layer selected, I could take advantage …
- Understanding the video file formats supported in Photoshop
- Controlling playback in the Timeline
- Building a sequence
- Organizing and editing A-roll and B-roll footage
- Adding transitions
- Adjusting volume
- Adding music
- Color balancing a shot
- Adjusting contrast
- Adding a lower-third graphic
- Animating text
- Exporting to H.264 or QuickTime
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Premiere Pro CS6 Essential Trainingwith Abba Shapiro6h 59m Beginner
Premiere Pro CS6 New Featureswith Richard Harrington3h 22m Appropriate for all
Premiere Pro: Color Correction and Enhancementwith Jeff Sengstack5h 6m Intermediate
1. Getting Ready for Editing Video in Photoshop
2. Meet the Photoshop Timeline
Enabling timeline shortcuts1m 57s
3. Building a Sequence
4. Working with Audio
Adjusting volume in clips3m 15s
5. Controlling Adjustment Layers
6. Working with Text and Graphics
7. Publishing Video
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