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By Dave Cross

In case you are essentially drawn to completing touches - the million inventive methods you should use your favourite software program to enhance, polish, and upload pizzazz for your photos - this can be the ebook for you! the 1st ebook dedicated completely to the subject, completing Touches for Photoshop CS2 bargains a treasure chest of inventive completing ideas. With chapters on frames and border results, colour and creative results, presentation, sprucing, and printing, this full-color consultant covers every little thing from artistic cropping to dramatic lights, inventory pictures, university rules, combining black-and-white and colour, selective blurring, storybook layouts, PDF presentation, and extra. each one strategy is a stand-alone instructional, so that you can leap in at any element with out weeding via loads of details that is not proper to the duty to hand. Even larger, writer Dave move' two-column layout - with basic directions in a single column and extravagant, full-color photographs and paintings operating along - makes the innovations immediately obtainable. you are going to additionally locate numerous adaptations for many options in addition to directions for growing reusable templates.

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Smart Objects also can be resized without losing quality. Disadvantage: You cannot apply filters to a Smart Object, nor can you use it as a layer mask unless you rasterize the Smart Object (which pretty much defeats the purpose of using a Smart Object). Pixels: Creates a pixel (rasterized) version of the vector artwork that can be used as a border or in a mask. When you first paste as pixels you'll get handles that you use to scale the Illustrator artwork to the appropriate size. Disadvantage: There is no link to the original artwork and you cannot make the pixels larger without losing quality.

The following pages show two examples that I shot specifically to try as Threshold borders. [View full size image] [View full size image] Section I: Key Concepts 63 64 Section I: Key Concepts This first example is a picture I would never have taken in the past: it's not very interesting; it's a little busy; it's not a great photo for typical use in Photoshop. However, it occurred to me that the lines of the weeds might make an interesting image after applying Threshold, and they certainly did. The result contains nice angular lines that would provide some interesting effects as a border or used in a brush.

You can also experiment with the blend modes in the Fade dialog. 6. Many filters open in the Filter Gallerywithout a doubt one of the greatest ways to experiment. In the Filter Gallery, you can add multiple filters (even more than one of the same filter) and experiment with changing the order or showing and hiding the filter layers. Just remember that although this resembles working with the Layers palette, the Filter Gallery does not allow you to go back and change the results. Instead, if you don't like the results of your filter gallery, Undo, and press Command-Option-F (PC: Control-Alt-F) to open the Filter Gallery with the same filtersthen you can change settings, alter the order of the filters, etc.

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