Edge sharpening


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Edge sharpening

Sharpening by its nature emphasizes the contrast found along edges of objects in the image. When an image contains relatively smooth textures that you want to keep smooth, it can be beneficial to take steps that ensure the sharpening effect will only be visible along the edges of objects in the photo. In this lesson I'll show you a method for accomplishing this. Here, for example, I have a photograph of some flowers and there's some relatively fine detail found within the flour but I don't want to sharped the detail along the petals themselves. The petals are relatively smooth but they do have some striations and other texture that I do not want to emphasize by sharpening.

So I want the sharpening to only affect the highest contrast edges within the image. We can do this by creating a mask based on one of the channels in the image. And in fact there's several ways you could approach this, sometimes even using the overall image as the basis of a mask, but I g...

Edge sharpening
Video duration: 8m 28s 2h 38m Intermediate

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Edge sharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Sharpening Power Workshop

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