Using Unsharp Mask


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Using Unsharp Mask

Unsharp Mask is a sharpening filter with a bit of an odd name, but with a lot of flexibility and utility. The name actually comes from a technique used in the wet darkroom where a slightly out of focus transparency was sandwiched with the original transparency to enhance sharpness in the print. In this lesson, we'll take a look at how you can use the Unsharp Mask filter to apply sharpening to your image. In this case, I've already prepared the image for its final output so I'm ready to apply sharpening.

I'll go ahead and choose Filter > Sharpen, and then Unsharp Mask from the menu in order to bring up the Unsharp Mask dialog. Notice that the preview in the Unsharp Mask dialog is set to 100% by default, which is perfect for evaluating the effect of sharpening. I've also resized my image to fit the available space, so that I can simply click in the image if I want to change which area of the image I'm evaluating while applying sharpening. Let's...

Using Unsharp Mask
Video duration: 5m 53s 2h 38m Intermediate

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Using Unsharp Mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Sharpening Power Workshop

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