OverSharpen Photoshop


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Oversharpening

Most photographers are familiar with sharpening for their digital images. Both to compensate for the loss of sharpness that might have occurred in the original capture. And also to help ensure the best quality in your final output especially for prints. But you might not think of sharpening as a creative effect. But actually in certain situations, I will apply sharpening, or what I refer to as over-sharpening, in order to add an interesting effect to an image. Let's take a look at what I'm talking about. I'm going to start off by creating a copy of my background image layer.

So I'll drag the thumbnail from the background image layer, down to the Create New Layer button, at the bottom of the Layers panel. I'll then go to the Filter menu and choose Sharpen followed by Unsharp Mask. Now Unsharp Mask is not the latest and greatest sharpening filter in Photoshop. That would be Smart Sharpen. But Unsharp Mask does provide, in my mind, the best fit when it com...

Oversharpening
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Oversharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects and Filters

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