Making an edge mask


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Making an edge mask

In this exercise we are going to the mask that I have assigned to the Smart Sharpen, Smart Filter and we are going to convert it into an edge mask. It just traces along the edges inside of the image and protects the non-edges so that we don't sharpen a bunch of noise. I am working inside of a catch-up document, those of you who may just be joining me called Sharpened moment.PSD and it's found inside of the 04_Support_Stuff folder. I am going to Alt-click or Option-click on this Filter Mask icon right there in front of the words Smart Filters in order to view the mask by itself.

Now currently it's just a copy of the red channel nothing more and the sharpening effect is going to show through the white and light areas of the mask and its going to be hidden by the dark and black areas of the Mmask and then we are going to have sort of soft transitions provided by the gray areas. Alright. So lets make an edge mask. Lets convert this guy to an edge mask. Now if you have watched my Photosho...

Making an edge mask
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Making an edge mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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Photography
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Photoshop
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