Join Eric Wexler for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Smart Objects, part of Photoshop CS3 Extended for BioMedical Research.
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In this movie, I will be demonstrating Smart Objects. You convert a layer into…a Smart Object and this throws the image aside so that you can make many…changes to it, but it is not directly changing any of the pixels of the image…itself. It's just telling Photoshop how you want to change the image and you…see that change viewed on your screen, but the original image is still there as…a Smart Object.…One of the main benefits of the Smart Object is that you can resize an image…and then change your mind and expand it back and still retain all the data.…
I am going to demonstrate that with this image. If you're following along with me, …open BRDU.tif in the Chapter 9 Exercise files.…So here we have immunohisto chemistry demonstrating proliferating cells that…are stained for BRDU. Before we change anything about the image, we are going…to create a duplicate. Image > Duplicate and we're just going to keep it as…BRDU copy. Hit OK and we will move this aside.…Now, we will select BRDU.tif and we are going to re-size this image. We are…
NOTE: Actual biological research images are used for this title's examples. Some of these images, including those of internal organs and dissected animals, may be considered graphic or offensive to some viewers. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.
- Understanding imaging in biomedical research
- Getting started in Photoshop
- Organizing digital assets
- Working with image stacks
- Evaluating image color and histograms
- Modifying images for research
- Compensating for acquisition problems and limitations
- Adding reference information to images
- Sharing work
- Optimizing and creating a DICOM image or animation