Sharpening


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Sharpening

Old photos sometimes lose some of their detail, or perhaps it gets lost when you're removing texture, for instance. There are a couple ways to get it back, or at least a little of it. This image is just a little soft around the edges. It could have a little more clarity; it needs to be a little more sharp. So let's begin by duplicating the original layer using Ctrl+J, Command+J, and go to Filter > Other > High Pass.

The High Pass filter is in all versions of Photoshop, and what High Pass does, as with all sharpening filters, is find the edges in an image and enhances them. We need to find a radius that really brings out all the important parts in the image you are working on--and in this case that would be the people. So we're going to move our little window up here and find one of the people. We are going to bring it down a little so we can really see it.

Now you can move your slider and see how it's going to bring the detail out, still little soft over here. You won...

Sharpening
Video duration: 5m 33s 3h 53m Intermediate

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Sharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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Photography
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