Chapter 17. Using the Improvement Filters
I’m not sure whether Adobe actually invented the concept of filters, or just took the ball and ran with it. It really doesn’t matter. Filters are my favorite Photoshop/Elements tools. Elements has all the Photoshop filters on board, and you can also load third-party filter sets to do everything from framing your pictures in your choice of materials to changing the weather in the scene to creating strange abstractions based on fractal geometry.
In this hour you will
Blur backgrounds and annoying objects
Remove dust and dirt and other defects
Blur details by adding noise
Add clouds, spotlights, and lens flare
Map an image onto a cube, sphere, or cylinder
Add texture such as stained ...