Sharpen with the High Pass filter Photoshop CC


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Sharpening with the High Pass filter

In this movie, I'll demonstrate a more nuanced but less intuitive approach to sharpening, that relies on a filter called High Pass. And the great thing about High Pass is that it naturally avoids clipping the highlights in shadows around the halo which typically makes it better for sharpening portraits even if that portrait is a couple of squirrels in love. Now I've set things up so that we've got two layers both of which are expressed as smart objects. I'll start off with the traditional approach by going up to the filter menu, choosing sharpen, and then choosing smart sharpen And I'll switch remove back to its default setting of Lens Flare, and then I'll crank the amount value up to its maximum of 500%.

I'll leave the radius set to 3 pixels, but I want you to remember that value, because it's going to come in handy when we apply High Pass. And because I've got some noise going on in the background here I'm going to take the reduce noise value up to 25% which ...

Sharpening with the High Pass filter
Video duration: 4m 44s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Sharpening with the High Pass filter provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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