Capture sharpening


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Capture sharpening

This photo, like almost every digital photo, can probably benefit from sharpening. You can sharpen a photo more than once in your digital workflow. In this movie we will talk about initial sharpening or what's called capture sharpening. The purpose of this initial sharpening is to offset the softening that's just inherent part of the digital capture and raw conversion process. Then later when we export the photo from Lightroom we will use controls in the Export dialog box to add some additional final sharpening designed for a particular output destination and in between we'll do some creative sharpening to particular areas with the Adjustment brush.

So let's do our initial or capture sharpening here. The first thing to know about sharpening is that you can't evaluate it unless you're zoomed in to one-to-one or 100% view. To do that I'm going to just click in this image and if you look closely you can see that some of the detail here is a little bit soft looking...

Capture sharpening
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Capture sharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Enhancing a Landscape Photo with Lightroom

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Photography
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Lightroom
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