Sharpening through an edge mask


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Sharpening through an edge mask

In the last movie you saw me selectively sharpen this image by duplicating the Background layer, Sharpening it, and then adding a layer Mask that hid the layer entirely. I then took a white paintbrush and painted into that mask to reveal only the areas of the sharpened layer that I wanted to be able to see, and that let me selectively sharpened the eyes and the hair. We are going to do the same thing in this movie, but I'm going to use a different method to create the mask, rather than going in and having to paint it by hand. I'm going have Photoshop create a mask for me.

There are lot of filters and image editing operations in Photoshop that allow you to create kind of weird special effects kind of looks, and one of those filters is a filter called Find Edges. I'm going delete this sharpened layer here. And let's go up here to Filter > Stylize > Find Edges and what that does is it goes through my image and finds only edges and exaggerates those and gives me this we...

Sharpening through an edge mask
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Sharpening through an edge mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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