Improve details with the Graduated filter Photoshop CC


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Improving details with the Graduated filter

Another way that we can selectively sharpen and improve other details of a larger area of a photograph, is by working with what's called the graduated filter. The graduated filter allows you to make a linear adjustment over a larger area of an image. We'll be working with this beautiful resort photograph here, and what I want to do is I want to sharpen the top of the photograph, and then I want to soften or reduce the noise in the lower region or area of this picture. Yet before we start to work with the graduated filter, first let's zoom in on this picture.

To do so, position your cursor over the photograph, and then click a few times in order to zoom in, or press Cmd+plus on Mac, or Ctrl+plus on Windows. When we zoom in close, one of the things I notice is that there is some noise in the image. It also is a touch soft. So before we start to work with the graduated filter, let's apply a global adjustment to the whole image. To do that, we'll work with the Detail panel. Here, open up t...

Improving details with the Graduated filter
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Improving details with the Graduated filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CC for Photographers: Sharpening

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