Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening the details, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
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At the stage of the project one of things that I want to do is organize my layers.…So I'll click in my topmost layer of my adjustment, hold on the Shift key, click…in the bottommost layer here for my black-and-white adjustment.…And then press Command+G or Ctrl+G to group those, and I'll name these color/tone.…All right, well, the next thing that I want to do is sharpen the image.…To do so, I'm going to merge all of these underlying layers to the very top.…Or what you can always do is click in your Background layer and simply copy…that, and here is why.…
We don't necessarily need to merge to the top, because all of these adjustments…can sit on top of our sharpening.…So this time let's leave those as is. Go to Background, press Command+J on a…Mac, Ctrl+J on Windows in order to duplicate that Background layer, and we'll…name this layer sharpening.…Now one of the things that's a good idea to do when you're sharpening is to…decide what type of sharpening you want and obviously try to determine the…
- Creating and combining multiple exposures
- Repositioning subjects
- Enhancing color and tone
- Removing unwanted background elements
- Simplifying with selections
- Improving composition with cropping
- Toning with the High Dynamic Range (HDR) Pro toolset
- Enhancing eyes
- Changing shape and sculpting muscles with Liquify
- Increasing height
- Sharpening and creating final layer comps
Skill Level Intermediate
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Photoshop CS5: Portrait Retouchingwith Chris Orwig11h 2m Intermediate
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5. Gym Workout
8. Indoor Track Sprint
9. Enhancing Strength
10. Surfer Portrait
11. Underwater Portrait
13. Father and Son Portrait
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