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Selective sharpening with the L-channel

Selective sharpening with the L-channel: Photoshop: Creative Lab Color
Selective sharpening with the L-channel: Photoshop: Creative Lab Color

Input and output sharpening are routine, while selective sharpening for creative impact is an important artistic tool. The problem with many approaches to sharpening is that color information is sharpened along with black and white information, but sharpening color information can be unattractive. Since selective sharpening for emphasis is selective, the trick is to apply L-channel sharpening selectively. Learn to sharpen only the L-channel using the Unsharp Mask filter and layers and masking.

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