Exploring sharpening workflows


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Exploring sharpening workflows

Sharpness is a very subjective thing, and the amount of acceptable sharpness can really vary from image to image. So I can't give you a simple recipe for sharpening, instead you need to develop an eye and an aesthetic for what makes good sharpening and learn to adjust your sharpening settings accordingly for each image, and that's what we are going to spend the rest of this chapter exploring. Right now, I want to talk about when you sharpen. As mentioned before, if you're shooting JPEG, your camera might already have sharpened your image enough so you may not need another sharpening step.

If you're shooting RAW, then your images will be soft straight out of the camera. Photoshop Camera Raw provides a sharpening control that allows you to apply a very small amount of sharpening to make up for what gets lost to the filter that sits in front of your camera's image sensor. However, this sharpening control isn't really enough to get your image sharpened all the way to print. You&...

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

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