Chapter 9: Blur, optical and lighting effects filters
1 To apply the Adaptive Wide Angle filter as a non-destructive Smart Filter, the
Background layer first had to be converted to a Smart Object. To do this I went to the
Filter menu and chose ‘Convert for Smart Filters’. This converted the Background layer into the Smart Object layer shown here in the Layers panel.
Pros and cons of Smart Filters
The appeal of Smart Filters is that you ...