Address color artifacts and Clip Photoshop CC


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Addressing color artifacts and clipping

In this movie, I'll show you how to adjust the Blend settings associated with the Smart Sharpen effect for two reasons. First of all we want to limit our sharpening to just the luminance information. Because if you end up also sharpening color as happens by default, then you can end up with all sorts of color artifacts. And secondly, we want to avoid clipping of highlights and shadows along the sharpened edges. So, the first thing I'm going to do here is double click on the Smart Sharpen filter to open up the dialogue box here.

And I'm going to zoom on in, which should help to wake up the preview as well. And now I'm going to crank that amount value up to 500% and I'm going to take the radius value up to 5 pixels, like so. So, that we're seeing a massive amount of sharpening. And notice that we're sharpening not just the luminance info but the color as well. And you can see that by clicking and holding. So, when I click and hold inside the image, I've got green behind the ...

Addressing color artifacts and clipping
Video duration: 5m 49s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Addressing color artifacts and clipping provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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