The Unsharp Mask filter


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The Unsharp Mask filter

In this exercise I'm going to introduce you to really a great sharpening function that has a really crazy name, and that's Unsharp Mask. Now I'm still working inside Orange on blue.jpg found inside of the 14_sharpen folder, and I want you to go up to the Filter menu, choose Sharpen, and there is Unsharp Mask. Now notice, if you loaded my Deke Keys, way back near the beginning of the previous part of the series Photoshop CS4 One-on-One Fundamentals, then you have access to a handful of keyboard shortcuts for the best of the filters.

So I have got Shift+F5 for Unsharp Mark, Shift+F6 for Smart Sharpen, on and on all the way up to this guy right here Shift+F10 for High Pass, which itself is a sharpening function. Now I should say before I go any farther, that you can learn more about sharpening. If you start getting into this, and you find it to be interesting, and it really is important stuff, especially if you do a lot of output work, meaning you print a lot of your photogra...

The Unsharp Mask filter
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The Unsharp Mask filter provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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