Masking and selective sharpening


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Masking and selective sharpening

In this movie, we will be opening up the file sharpen.psd. Let's go ahead and crack that one open. F to go to Full Screen View mode and then double-click the Zoom tool to take the image to 100%. All right, now that I'm zooming in on this particular photograph of my breakfast to one morning, I just thought those blueberries were so beautiful. We'll notice that we have two layers, we have a Background layer, this one isn't very sharp and then we have the layer above where some sharpening has been applied. Now we are going to talk about sharpening much later in this training title. Yet let's just say for now that layer was sharpen, except we have a problem.

This particular photograph of my breakfast was shot with a real swallow depth of field. So I don't want to sharpen everything, I just want to sharpen this area of the image. How then can I do that? Well, I can use Masking in order to limit the sharpening to that particular area. Now keep in mind you are not going...

Masking and selective sharpening
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Masking and selective sharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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