Sharpening with Smart Filters


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Sharpening with Smart Filters

Generally speaking, I apply sharpening as part of my final preparations to print or otherwise share an image. And as such, I don't need to retain a lot of workflow flexibility when it comes to sharpening. However, in some cases, you might want to take a more flexible approach to sharpening. The use of a smart filter enables just such flexibility. As you'll see in this lesson. Let's assume that this image is ready for output and I want to apply sharpening, but I think I'm going to need to do some print testing to determine the best final settings for that sharpening.

So, rather than doing a lot of undoing and redoing of my sharpening, I'll simply utilize a smart filter, which gives me great flexibility and control. The first step is to convert my background image layer into a smart object so that I can utilize smart filters. So I'll go to the filter menu and then choose convert for smart filters from the menu. When I click Okay to confirm that I'd...

Sharpening with Smart Filters
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Sharpening with Smart Filters provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Sharpening Power Workshop

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