Unsharp Mask


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Unsharp Mask

Let's take a look at the simpler and older of the two customizable sharpening features and that would be Unsharp Mask, so named because it actually uses a blur function that is masked by the existing edges inside the image in order to produce its sharpening effect. So let's go out to the Filter menu and then choose Sharpen and of course finally choose the Unsharp Mask command right here or if you have loaded D keys and you compress Shift+F5 in order to bring up the Unsharp Mask dialog box.

Now, this dialog box is fairly indicative of the best of the filters in my opinion. It's got an in dialog box preview and a preview see effect in the larger image window as well. So you have a combination of two previews at your disposal in order to keep track of the image. What I tend to do is zoom into the 100% view size inside the larger image window and you can do that even when the dialog box is up on screen. You can go ahead and Ctrl-click or Command-click on the Mac in order to zoom in or Al...

Unsharp Mask
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Unsharp Mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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