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Real focus happens inside the camera's lens element. The sharpening features in Photoshop CS3 exaggerate the contrast along edges in a photograph to transform a well-focused image into an outstanding image. In Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images, Deke McClelland teaches a host of sharpening and noise reduction techniques, including using filters such as Unsharp Mask, Smart Sharpen, High Pass, and Reduce Noise. The training teaches the essentials of sharpening, including what it does, why it's important, and how the filters function. Plus, the training covers Deke's recommended best practices, including the four distinct varieties of sharpening, which can be used independently or in combination with each other. Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images is about how to transform images from looking good to looking their absolute best. Exercise files accompany the course.
If you were the kind of person who chooses the regular old Sharpen Command and calls it the day, I'd be hard-pressed to explain why you needed ten hours and a 115 movies of training to fully understand the uses for and best applications of sharpening, but you're not that person, right? And after ten hours and a 115 movies. You know to use a Sharpen tool instead. But seriously folks, I hope you learned yourself a thing or two and you feel it might better for it. I mean, after all lets talk about Smart Objects and Smart Filters and Smart Sharpen, I don't know how you could help it feel smarter.
Heck! These videos have been more about smartening than sharpening. Ah! I so should have called this series Photoshop CS3 Smartening Images! What was I -- I hate it when I come up with great ideas like this late in the process. I mean, this is movie a 115 out115... Hello!... listen to us, lets not fight. We've had a good series. We had the thing with the sharpening and the noise reduction. Remember the fun we had with High Pass and the More Accurate checkbox, that stuff was insane.
I didnt know what you were doing with that; that was awesome. Lets not let this smartening thing get us down, alright then, it's agreed. It's all good, and incidentally, if you are looking for more where that came from, don't forget to check out www.lynda.com/deke. I have so much more to share with you, so much, such a big heart. I don't know sometimes; I feel like I cant quite close it with you. I just want to keep talking, you know. No, it's you, it's you, you're so cool.
But look, you've got to go, you've got things to do So me too. I got my stuff, I'll see you later, for lynda.com, no, no, it's OK. This is Deke McClelland saying, see Ya!
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