None of the filters described in this hour can produce a work of art from a lousy photo. The old proverb about silk purses and sows' ears applies. However, these filters can, when carefully and thoughtfully applied, elevate an ordinary picture to something quite extraordinary. Photoshop's filters are well worth taking the time to master. Spend some time with this hour's activity to work through the filter sets, so you can seewith your image in color and enlargedexactly what the filters can do.