Making creative corrections with Focus Area


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Making creative corrections with Focus Area

In this movie I want to continue our conversation about working with focus area and here I want to look at how we can use this selection tool to do something which is much more functional. You can see that I captured this image with a really shallow depth of field. There's only a small sliver of the image which is in focus. Well, I want to sharpen that area of the photograph. It wouldn't make sense to sharpen the foreground or the background because it's out of focus. Well, what we'll do in this movie is look at how we can use focus area in order to build a selection of this area then we'll apply some sharpening to that part of the photograph.

Alright, here goes. Let's navigate to the Select pull down menu then choose Focus Area. Again, that's Select, and then Focus Area. And that will open up our Focus Area dialog. When you first start to look at and evaluate how Photoshop did when it created this selection for you. Sometimes what I find helpful to do is to move this dialog ...

Making creative corrections with Focus Area
Video duration: 6m 43s 2h 34m Intermediate Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Making creative corrections with Focus Area provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: 2014 Creative Cloud Updates

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Photography
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Photoshop
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