Sharpening and detail


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Sharpening and detail

Welcome back. In this movie we're going to look at how we can add some clarity and also soften an image with the Retouching tool. All right. Well I have the Retouching tool selected. I've chosen Clarity as my Paint option. The Effect is really high. Brush Size is a pretty small size brush. Lots of Feathering and then Flow I'll bring down just a little bit. Then I'm going to zoom in. Command+Plus on a Mac, Ctrl+Plus on a PC. When I zoom in, I notice the hair isn't quite sharp enough for me. So I'll go ahead and paint across the hair with this Clarity option. Now a lot of times when you're using the Clarity, you actually won't notice this effect until you turn off your toggle switch, so we'll turn that on and off.

I just want to bring in a little bit of clarity. This will frame the face nicely and I'll bring that into this area. And it's actually adding local contrast. So let's see our before and after. Here's before and after, buildi...

Sharpening and detail
Video duration: 1m 57s 48m 21s Intermediate

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Sharpening and detail provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 2 New Features

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Photography
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Lightroom
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