Applying aggressive sharpening


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Applying aggressive sharpening

Let's take a look at a more difficult sharpening situation here. This is a promotional picture I took for a Improvisational Theater Company in San Francisco, Bay Area Theatresports. We were working on a fairly dark stage, and I wasn't paying good enough attention, I'll admit it. And I was working with a somewhat fast lens, not great, but the camera opened up wide enough that my Depth of Field was shallow enough that the two people in the background went out of focus. So I need to sharpen them and they're full on out of focus.

So I'm not going to get a great level of detail, but I can make them look a little bit better. But they're going to need very different sharpening settings, than the man in the middle. Now, one thing to bear in mind when you're sharpening is to keep an idea on what your final printed output is going out to be. I'm not going to worry about regaining too much fine details, say, in his hair or his eyelashes, because this is an image that&...

Applying aggressive sharpening
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Applying aggressive sharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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