Sharpening a portrait


show more Sharpening a portrait provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6 show less
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Sharpening a portrait

Here I want to take a look at how we can sharpen a portrait. Let's go ahead and navigate to the Detail panel. You can do so by clicking on the Tab here, or by pressing the shortcut key. On a Mac Command+Option+3; on Windows Control+ Alt+3. Next, we need to zoom in to 100%. We can do so by pressing Command+ Option on a Mac or Ctrl+Alt on Windows, and then pressing the 0 key. Next, we'll press the Spacebar key, and we'll click and drag to pan around this image, so we can view the important detail here in this photograph.

I am just going to zoom way in on the face here. When we look really close to the face of this high-resolution file, we can see that the face has a lot of different little teeny variants here in that skin. So one of the things that you typically want to do when sharpening a portrait is that you want to have a real low amount of sharpening that's distributed just to the edges, so here what we can do is go ahead and increase our Amount a little bit. Our Radius, ...

Sharpening a portrait
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Sharpening a portrait provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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