Which filters are Smart Filters?


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Which filters are Smart Filters?

I've saved the results of the previous exercise as Retroactive noise reduction.psd and in this exercise we're going to take a look at one of the best Smart Filters there is in my opinion and that's Shadows/Highlights. Now, if you recall our discussion of Shadows/Highlights back in Chapter 17, you might say, wait a sec, Shadows/Highlights is not a command that's available from the Filter menu. So how in the world can you apply it as a Smart Filter? Well, let me tour you through what exactly is available to use the Smart Filter and what isn't.

I've got cathedral, this cathedral layer selected here in the Layers panel and it is a Smart Object, and you can see if I go up to the Filter menu that neither Liquify nor Vanishing Point is available as a Smart Filter. So, both of those are ultimately destructive Filters inside Photoshop. However, everybody else is. So, every command from the Artistic submenu down to the Other submenu can be applied to a Smart Object as long ...

Which filters are Smart Filters?
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Which filters are Smart Filters? provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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