Inverting a sharpening effect


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Inverting a sharpening effect

I have gone ahead and saved my final modifications as Compassionate portrait.psd and you might well ask, well Deke, if this is your final version of the file, why are you still talking? What in the world is this exercise about? And it occurred to me that it might be interesting to experiment a little further here just for the sake of demonstration. Now if you are not interested, in a little bit of filter experimentation, totally understand; go ahead and skip this exercise and move on to the next chapter. But for me, this turned out to be fairly illuminating. I was sitting here, thinking all right, so an inverted High Pass layer set to a Contrast mode like Overlay is useful for filling in surface imperfections.

What if we take Gaussian Blur, for example, set to a Contrast mode such as Overlay? I will go ahead and turn off Contrast down for a moment, that Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer, and let's see what happens if we invert Gaussian Blur. So right now, the Gaussian Blur filter is fi...

Inverting a sharpening effect
Video duration: 7m 5s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Inverting a sharpening effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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