Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening using the Smart Sharpen filter, part of Noise Reduction and Sharpening in Lightroom and Photoshop.
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While Lightroom and Camera Raw are the best places to…do noise reduction, they aren't always the best places to sharpen.…The sharpening tools that are built in here are based on Unsharp Mask.…It's not bad, but there's actually a better…way of doing those global sharpening edits in Photoshop.…So if I know I'm going to do that, I know I'm going to take this image…over to Photoshop and it's worth the extra time I'm going to…spend on it, I'm actually going to turn sharpening off in here.…because if I have a better way…to do it, I may as well do it there.…So having decided that, I'm going to hit cmd + e and that's…going to launch Photoshop and move that image right over there.…
Now, the same rules apply to sharpening, I want…to make sure that I'm looking at all the information.…And that means double clicking the zoom…tool, which automatically takes me to 100%.…Now I want to dispel a myth here when it…comes to sharpening, let's look at the list of sharpening features.…Shake…Reduction, which we'll talk about a…little while later, there's Sharpen, which doesn't…
In this course, join Photoshop senior product manager Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth exploration of the noise-reduction and sharpening features in Lightroom and Photoshop. The course begins with tips for getting the cleanest possible images when you shoot. Next, Bryan details the process of making overall noise and sharpness improvements in Lightroom. The course concludes with a look at various advanced Photoshop techniques for localized adjustments and more.