Sharpening on top of blur


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Sharpening on top of blur

In this exercise we are going to apply the Sharpening effect to our image, using a layer of High Pass. I have gone ahead and saved my progress as Smooth contours.psd, found inside the 17_shads-hilites folder, so-called because we really have very successfully smooth out the contours inside this image using Gaussian Blur. Let me show you what I mean. I am going to go ahead and zoom in on this dude, just a little bit here, and I am going to Alt+Click or Option+Click on the eyeball in front of the Background layer, so we can see the original version of the guy. Now he is not very old; looks to me like he is possibly in his 20s.

No real skin blemishes to speak of. He's got some razor stubble, but if he wanted to shave he could, so presumably that's what he wants. But check out the colors in his neck here. This image looks like it's been stressed by which I mean, it's been edited inside a Photoshop possibly some things got missed along the way. For example, he has got this pale ski...

Sharpening on top of blur
Video duration: 7m 3s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Sharpening on top of blur provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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