Sharpening the luminance data


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Sharpening the luminance data

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to limit your sharpening to just the luminance information inside of an image and why you'd want to do that. As it so turns out, you almost always want to do that. It's just that you'll notice the problem for some images much more than others. For example, this image right here, we're really going to know there is a problem. It's called The dragon.jpg. This is a Komodo dragon. This Komodo dragon, he is so pimply and there is so much rippling information, detail, wonderful stuff going on inside of this animal's flesh, that I really want to bring it out that much more. I really want to call attention to it with the Unsharp Mask filter.

So if I go to the Filter menu, you will notice that the last filter I applied is Unsharp Mask, and its right up there at the top of the menu along with the keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+F, Command+F on a Mac. If you choose that command or press that keyboard shortcut, you will reapply the las...

Sharpening the luminance data
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Sharpening the luminance data provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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