Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening a black-and-white photo, part of Photoshop: Sharpening Power (2011).
Sharpening involves adding contrast to an image which primarily focuses on tonal …variations at the pixel level. In this lesson, we'll focus exclusively …on those tonal variations, taking a look at sharpening the black and white image. …I've already prepared this image for it's final output so I'm ready to apply my …final sharpening to the image. As you can see, the artichokes here have …a very woody texture to them. There's tremendous fine detail and I'd …like to really accentuate that detail in my sharpening process.…
Because that detail is so fine, I think I'm going to need a very small radius …setting and perhaps a moderate to high amount setting. …Let's take a look at using Smart Sharpen to apply sharpening to this particular image. …I'll go head and choose Filter, Sharpen, and then Smart Sharpen from the menu in …order to bring up the Smart Sharpen dialog. …I'll then click in the image in an area that seems to demonstrate the texture I'm …most interested in. This particular portion of the artichoke. …
- 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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