Sharpening in Camera Raw


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Sharpening in Camera Raw

Normally, sharpening is something that happens at the end of your workflow, but if you're shooting Raw, there is a sharpening step that you may want to take at the beginning of your workflow. As I mentioned earlier, an inherent part of digital capture is a softening of your image, there is actually a filter that sits in front of your camera's image sensor that slightly blurs your image. Now, if you're shooting JPEG, your camera will actually add a little sharpening to your image to make up for this. If you're shooting Raw though, you need to, possibly, add this yourself in Camera Raw.

So I've got a Raw image here that I've already done some tonal adjustments to, I want to zoom in here to 100%--when sharpening, we always look at our image at 100% it's one of the few situations where we do need to assess things on a pixel by pixel basis--and I'm going to go over here to the Detail tab, which gives me two sets of controls, one for Sharpening and one for Noise Reductio...

Sharpening in Camera Raw
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Sharpening in Camera Raw provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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