To celebrate the new Photography section in the Cafe, lets try our hand at creating high Impact Photographic edges using the quickmask tool.
Make a selection around the inside of the image
Invert the selection Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+I
Press the quickmask button on the tools palette or just press the "Q" key
Here is the filter applied to the quick mask.
Turn off the quick mask using the button or pressing "Q" again
Invert the selection back again. Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+I
Press Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+J to move the selection to a new layer.
Fill the background with white.
To finish off the effect add a default drop shadow
Here is our image with the new edge, Experiment with different filters and have fun.