Understanding why to sharpen for source


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Understanding why to sharpen for source

Now before I explain how Camera RAW Sharpening functions work, I want to give you a sense of why they exist in the first place. They are not designed to sharpen the perceived focus of the image; they are not designed to make the image pop on the printed page. They are rather designed to compensate for the photographic process, specifically for the conversion of the analog world to the digital world. When you convert an analog image or the real world, which is analog after all, to a massive digital pixels, you are introducing anti-alias thing, and interpolation and all sorts of varieties of softening.

So I am just going to give you a sense of one conversion that introduces softness to the image, so you just have a sense of what is going on and than we'll dive into the functions. Now I am looking at this image its called Sensor grid.PSD, that's found if you want to open it up, it's found inside the 05_For_Source folder and this is a diagram,. Obviously it's not a real photograph...

Understanding why to sharpen for source
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Understanding why to sharpen for source provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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