Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening, part of Enhancing iPhone Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop.
…Unlike Noise Reduction, where I find that older images need it more.…I'm using Sharpening more and more on the newer images off of the new iPhone 5 S.…So for this particular image, this was taken with a 3G,…Sharpening this image, more than anything, it's going to show the flaws.…I'm going to get a lot of the artifacts and edges in it.…Where if I hit G and, come to this image over here.…Which if we scroll down in our information on the file,…we'll see that this was taken with the 5S. There's just a lot more information here.…
I can literally count the raindrops on the picture of this GT3.…Really a, really high resolution file.…And Sharpening really likes information.…So what we're going to do, is we're going to come over…here to the Develop Module and we're going to scroll down.…And before we start Sharpening this, I'll just…give you a cautionary note not to oversharpen.…It's one of these…things that's really commonly done. People tend to sharpen way too much.…A little bit goes a long ways, especially with what's still…
Next, Bryan explores Lightroom and Photoshop techniques aimed at working around the iPhone camera's limitations and making mobile photos look their best: enhancing dynamic range, correcting lens distortion, reducing noise and enhancing sharpness, and much more. Plus, learn how to create HDR images and panoramas, and even lift still images from video.
- Shooting your best with metering and focus
- Importing iPhone photos into Lightroom
- Correcting lens distortion
- Adding grain to hide artifacts
- Creating a collage from multiple images
- Employing selective focus and sharpening
- Generating still images from iPhone video clips