Density mask sharpening


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Density mask sharpening

All right, now put the Density Mask. I am still working inside of that Jet black hair.PSD image that you can find inside of the 07_For_Effect folder. And what I have done is, I have gone ahead and double clickws on the Smart Object, so that I am looking at the Smart Object that's why its called Layer O2.PSD on screen. Your's might be call something different. I went ahead and converted the background layer to a Smart Object. I loaded the red channel as a selection outline and I applied the Smart Sharpen filter. Now my Smart Sharpening effect, which happens to be over the top, I have got a 500% Amount value going, is affecting just the lightest detail, just the highlights inside of the image.

A little bit of mid-tones and it's not affecting the shadows at all. that's exactly the opposite of what I want and that's a function of the fact that I am working with a Straight Luminance Mask, which happened to be a copy of my red channel as I was saying. What I want is a Density Mask,...

Density mask sharpening
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Density mask sharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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