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    How to fake shallow depth of field using Photoshop filters and masks

    How to fake shallow depth of field using Photoshop filters and masks

    | Tutorials | 11/04/2013 09:00am

    In our latest photo editing tutorial we show you how to use a series of simple Photoshop effects to blur your background and create a shallow depth of field effect.

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    Preview Photoshop Effects: 5 free filter tables to download (and how to use them)

    Preview Photoshop Effects: 5 free filter tables to download (and how to use them)

    | Downloads | 22/01/2013 07:00am

    With so many Photoshop effects and filter options, it can be hard to find the right one. To help, we created five Photoshop effects filter tables for you to download for free.

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    Photoshop's High Pass filter: how to sharpen and soften portraits

    Photoshop’s High Pass filter: how to sharpen and soften portraits

    | Tutorials | 22/10/2012 09:00am

    The Photoshop High Pass filter can be used to both sharpen and soften an image. This is particularly useful for portraits, where the subtle Photoshop effects help your subject stand out, but the High Pass filter is useful in a number of different photo editing situations (which we’ll explain later).

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    Black Swan style cracked portrait | www.practicalphotoshopmag.com

    Create a cracked portrait in Photoshop using Layer Styles and Filters

    | Tutorials | 28/07/2012 07:00am

    We delve into the world of Photoshop’s Filters and Layer Styles to show that perfection isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be!

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    Create a fisheye effect with Photoshop filter, spherize | www.practicalphotoshopmag.com

    Create the fisheye effect using Photoshop’s Spherize filter

    | Tutorials | 25/07/2012 07:00am

    Learn how to recreate the distortion of a photographer’s fisheye lens by using the Photoshop’s nifty Spherize filter.

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    How to use Gaussian Blur to create a sketch effect: step 3

    Make a sketch effect with the Gaussian Blur filter

    | Tutorials | 12/06/2012 14:24pm

    It’s easy to turn any photo into a sketch in Photoshop, and you don’t have to be an artist for the results to look great. In this project, you’ll learn how to use the Gaussian Blur filter to isolate and enhance the edges in your photo.

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    Photoshop Filters: how to make a mosaic

    Photoshop Filters: how to make a mosaic in 4 steps

    | Tutorials | 23/02/2012 15:29pm

    How to make a mosaic? Well, mosaics actually to date from the 3rd Millennium BC and required hours and days of back-breaking work. Luckily in the modern era we have Photoshop filters with which you can take this age-old artform and give it a very 21st Century look. By applying the Photoshop Mosaic filter to [...]

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