Gauging the best settings


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Gauging the best settings

In this exercise I am going to show you how to figure out the perfect Unsharp Mask settings for a specific image. I have gone ahead and zoomed to the snake down to the 50% view signs here and I have filled the screen with the snake by Shift+Tabbing way my palette so we can focus in just on this creature hair. And I am going to the Filter menu and I am going to choose Sharpen and I am going to choose the Unsharp Mask Command as I have done so many times now. Brings up the Unsharp Mask dialog box but of course and I am going to click on the creature's head in order to scroll to the head inside of the, in-dialog box preview.

And I am actually going to zoom out a couple of clicks inside the preview to see it at the 50% zoom ratio as well. Now here is how I suggest you use the controls inside the Unsharp Mask dialog box. First take the amount value up really high. Now I typically start with something in the 200% to 400% range, you can go all the way to 500 if you want to, which tends to be a littl...

Gauging the best settings
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Gauging the best settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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