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Photoshop CS5: Essential Skills by Philip Andrews, Mark Galer

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filters

essential skills

  • Apply filter effects to a picture.
  • Use the Filter Gallery feature to apply several filters cumulatively.
  • Use filters with text and shape layers.
  • The ‘Smart’ way to apply filters.
  • Filter a section of a picture.
  • Paint with a filter effect.
  • Install and use third party filters. essential skills filters.

 

Filtering in Photoshop

Traditionally the term filter, when used in a photography context, referred to a small piece of plastic or glass that was screwed onto, or clipped in front of, the camera’s lens. Placing the filter in the imaging path changed the way that the picture was recorded. During the height of their popularity ...

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