Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening photos, part of Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training.
Almost every digital image can benefit from sharpening.…That's because the very process of capturing and working with a digital image…can soften it so that your final print or other output may look a little softer…than you would like.…Some people sharpen throughout their editing workflow.…At the beginning when they first capture an image and then from time to time as…they're working on the image.…I think it's particularly important to sharpen just before you output the image.…When you do so, you want to resize to your final output size first, because the…amount of sharpening that you'll apply will depend on how large the image is.…
When you're ready to sharpen, you want to view the image at 100% which is the…only way to accurately judge sharpening.…So I am going to go to the toolbar and I'll double-click the Zoom tool to…view this image at 100%.…Then I can use the Hand tool or I can press the Spacebar to temporarily access…the Hand tool to pan around to the area that I want to see.…To sharpen the image, I'll go up to the Enhance menu and I can choose either…
- Downloading files from a digital camera
- Importing photos into an Elements catalog
- Applying keyword tags
- Organizing photos into albums and Smart Albums
- Automatically adjusting photos in Quick Fix
- Walking through Guided Edit photo techniques
- Understanding photo resizing and resolution
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Making and refining selections
- Correcting photos in the Full Edit workspace
- Applying image sharpening
- Adding text and special effects
- Creating photo projects, such as greeting cards and calendars
Skill Level Beginner
1. Importing Files to the Organizer
2. Working with the Organizer
3. Organizing and Finding Photos
4. Viewing Photos
5. Using Quick Fix and Photo Fix
6. Working in Guided Edit
7. Full Edit Basics
8. Working with Layers
9. Making Selections
10. Correcting Photos
11. Touching Up Photos
12. Adding Special Effects
13. Adding Text
14. Creating Photo Projects
15. Printing and Sharing
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