Amount and Radius


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Amount and Radius

Photoshop provides several different filters with which you can sharpen an image. You've got Unsharp Mask. You've got Smart Sharpen. You can use the High Pass filter. You can use Emboss. You can even use Gaussian Blur. Most of those filters offer an Amount value, and every one of them offers something analogous to a Radius setting. And we are going to be evaluating how Amount and Radius work in this exercise. I'm still working inside this serpentine diagram here, sharpshapes.psd, found inside the 01_how_it_works folder.

And in case you are worried that we are going to be spending the entire series inside boring diagram files, perish the thought. We are going to see some beautiful photography, over the course of this series, so stay tuned for that. Most of our work is going to be done inside of photographs. I've switched to the first Layer Comp, Standard, just to reset the image. And I am going to switch from the Layer Comps palette to the Layers palette right here. And in fact, ...

Amount and Radius
Video duration: 8m 1s 58m 41s Intermediate

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Amount and Radius provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4: Sharpening Images New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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