Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Targeted sharpening, part of Photoshop: Sharpening Power (2011).
In some cases, you may want to apply a Sharpening Effect to specific areas of an image. …Whether to enhance detail in that specific area, or to apply Creative …Effect to a particular subject. In this lesson, we'll take a look at a …method for applying Sharpening to a targetted area of a photo. …In this particular case, I 'd like to enhance some of the cracks in the paint. …I just really like this texture, especially in the blue paint on the edges …of this bench. And so I would like to apply Additional …Creative Sharpening to that particular area.…
I'm going to start off by creating a selection. …In this case I think I can get a good selection with the Quick Selection tool. …So I'll go ahead and choose the Quick Selection tool from the toolbox. …And then Click and Drag across the blue painted area, in order to create a …selection there. I can then paint in the additional blue …area here, in the distance if I like. And now I have what looks to be a good …selection for purposes of applying a targeted Sharpening Effect, to just this …
- When to sharpen
- Zoom settings for sharpening
- Sharpening RAW captures
- Preparing a photo for output and sharpening
- Using Unsharp Mask and Smart Sharpen
- Creative and targeted sharpening
- Using advanced blending options
- Multiple-pass sharpening
- Using third-party tools
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS4: Sharpening Images New Featureswith Deke McClelland58m 41s Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depthwith Jan Kabili3h 45m Intermediate
1. Sharpening Concepts
2. Sharpening RAW Captures
3. Sharpening in Photoshop
4. Advanced Photoshop Sharpening
5. Third-Party Tools
6. Sharpening Projects
Sharpening and softening6m 53s
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