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Use the Median filter for soft effects

Added on Friday 1st of July 2011 09:26 am EST
 

Application:

Adobe Photoshop CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5

Operating Systems:

Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

 

I use the Noise filters a lot, but don’t have much experience with the Median filter. Can you tell me why I’d want to use this filter?

 

Noise filters add or remove pixels to blend a selection into surrounding pixels. Sometimes they can create unusual textures in an image. For example, the Median filter (Filter > Noise > Median) appears to have the same effect as other blur filters. Actually, it p...