Using the Smart Sharpen filter


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Using the Smart Sharpen filter

In this exercise I am going to introduce you to what is essentially the upgrade to the Unsharp Mask filter And that is the Smart Sharpen command. Introduced a few years back inside Photoshop CS2, it allows you to do just about everything you can do with the Unsharp Mask command and then some. So I would go so far as to call it the preeminent sharpening function inside Photoshop,\. When in doubt, when you want to sharpen an image use Smart Sharpen. That's what I would say anyway. And I am going to demonstrate this filter on this Happy family.jpeg file, which of course comes to us from photographer Justin Horrocks of iStockphoto.com and its found inside the 03 sharpen filters folder.

Lets go up to the Filter menu choose Sharpen and then choose Smart Sharpen. I've gone ahead and assigned this filter a keyboard shortcut of Shift+F6 using the Keyboard Shortcuts Command under the Edit menu. And that brings up this big old dialog box here, a much larger dialog box and the one associated wit...

Using the Smart Sharpen filter
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Using the Smart Sharpen filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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Photography
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