Using Smart Filters to soften skin


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Using Smart Filters to soften skin

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. Le...

Using Smart Filters to soften skin
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Using Smart Filters to soften skin provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Editing Video in Photoshop CS6

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