Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening with Smart Filters, part of Photoshop: Sharpening Power (2011).
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 like to convert this image, my background …
- When to sharpen
- Zoom settings for sharpening
- Sharpening RAW captures
- Preparing a photo for output and sharpening
- Using Unsharp Mask and Smart Sharpen
- Creative and targeted sharpening
- Using advanced blending options
- Multiple-pass sharpening
- Using third-party tools
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Sharpening Concepts
2. Sharpening RAW Captures
3. Sharpening in Photoshop
4. Advanced Photoshop Sharpening
5. Third-Party Tools
6. Sharpening Projects
Sharpening and softening6m 53s
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