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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop CS4 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder

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Chapter 14. Getting Started with Filters

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Using the Filter Gallery

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Applying and Editing Smart Filters

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Combining and Fading Filters

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Ah, filters! They offer the Photoshop user the most bang for the buck, that’s for sure. With a filter, you can instantly turn a blurry picture into a faux oil painting, create fluffy clouds from thin air, or remove dust and scratches from an old photo. And there’s more—oh, so much more.

But before you go wild with filters in the next few hours, I’d like you to take just one hour to learn a few things that will make your filter adventures even wilder and woollier. Did you know, for example, ...

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