Sharpening photos


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Sharpening photos

The last step in a digital editing workflow is to sharpen the photo. Almost every photograph needs sharpening even if it looks sharp to you already, because just capturing and working on a digital image will soften it. Before I sharpen, I try to make all my major edits to the photo, and importantly if I'm going to resize a copy of the photo, I'll do that first, because the size of a photo does affect how much sharpening it needs. Normally I'll leave the magnification or the zoom level of the photo set to 100% before I start sharpening, so that I can see a preview of what the image is going to really look like at 100% view as I'm sharpening.

Having said that, just for teaching purposes I'm going to zoom in now for a moment. I'll do that by selecting the Zoom tool and then I'm going to zoom in by clicking a few times in the image and I'll hold the Spacebar to change my tool into a Hand tool and drag over to the left so that the eye is closer to the left si...

Sharpening photos
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Sharpening photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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