Exploring advanced sharpening techniques


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Exploring advanced sharpening techniques

Hopefully, by now you've come to see that sharpening is like a lot of image editing operations in that it's a very subjective thing. One person's sharp image might be another person's blurry image or another person's really over-sharpened image. So sharpening is really a matter of personal taste, and you'll come to understand what sharpening settings you like as you do more printing. But there are also other factors that weigh on your sharpening decisions, one we've already seen, which is the problem of the exaggerating noise.

The other has to do with more just an understanding of how sharpen should work in an image. I have here a landscape image that I have finished editing. I haven't done my printing edits yet, but I've sized it, and now I want to try some sharpening passes, and I've got a few concerns in this image. First of all, I have a lot of fine detail here in the foreground. I'm going to want that sharpened. But then I have these big puffy clouds...

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

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