Photo Editing: How to Use the Spherize and Pinch Filters in Photoshop


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Using the Spherize and Pinch filters

At times, I'll play around with an image looking for different ways that I can distort and warp the pixels to create an interesting result. And every now and then, I'll play with the Spherize and Pinch filters. In many ways, they're very, very similar. They sort of apply the opposite effect to an image. And so, you might take a look at both of them if you're considering either of them. Let's get started by creating a copy. Copy of the Background Image layer. I'll direct the thumbnail for that Background layer down to the Create New Layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel.

And this layer, I'm going to use the Spherize filter. So, I'll double-click the name of that layer, and I'll type Spherize, and then press Enter or Return on the keyboard in order to apply that name change. And then, I'll go to the Filter menu and I'll choose Distort followed by Spherize. Now, looking at the Preview and adjusting the Amount slider, it alm...

Using the Spherize and Pinch filters
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Using the Spherize and Pinch filters provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects and Filters

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