How to Use Smart Sharpen in an unlikely way for midtone contrast Photoshop CC


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Using Smart Sharpen in an unlikely way for midtone contrast

In this movie, we are going to go a little bit rogue. Here I want to highlight a specialized sharpening technique which will involve a few steps. We'll start off by working with Smart Sharpen in a typical, or ordinary way, then we'll turn the Smart Sharpening dialogue logic on it's head, and do something different to add some nice mid tone contrast. Then we'll explore how we can modify color, and tone as well just to finish off this project. We'll be working with this photograph of a friend Tanner here. So let's start by copying our background layer.

To do that press Cmd J on the Mac, or Ctrl J on Windows, or drag the background layer down to the new layer icon. Either way, let's click into the duplicate layer, double-click that layer name, and let's name this one Sharpen. Next, I want to zoom in to the photograph a little bit, so we can see the details better, then let's go to our Filter pull down menu, and let's start with the basics. We'll go where we'v...

Using Smart Sharpen in an unlikely way for midtone contrast
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Using Smart Sharpen in an unlikely way for midtone contrast provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CC for Photographers: Sharpening

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