Diffuse Image in Photoshop CS6

Edited by Freya, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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    To begin, we should either create a new document or open an existing one
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    There are other VisiHow videos on how to do that. A document has already been opened in the tutorial.
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    At the right-hand side, we make sure that we've selected the layer with which we will be working
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    We click "Filter" at the top
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    We move the cursor to "Stylize"
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    The filters are in the alphabetical order.
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    We click "Diffuse..." to bring up a pop-up window
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    In the pop-up window, we can view the preview by clicking and dragging it
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    We can also zoom in with the "+" icon
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    This is the preferred option, as we will get a better idea of how the details will look.
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    We can zoom out with the "-" icon
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    The default "Mode" is "Normal"
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    This means that the pixels are diffused. The diffuse option just takes general pixels in the area and moves them around a little, so that the image looks slightly foggy in a way.
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    We can also select "Darken Only"
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    The filter will only scatter dark pixels.
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    We can click "Lighten Only"
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    The filter will only take light pixels.
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    We can click "Anisotropic"
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    The filter will smooth the image. We can get nice effects, but, unfortunately, we cannot toggle the effect any further.
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    Once we are satisfied with the changes, we click "OK"
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    This will apply the effect to the layer. We cannot see much of a difference until we zoom in.
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    Alternatively, we click "Cancel" if we decide that we don't want the effect after all
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