Use Unsharpen Mask Photoshop CS6


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Using Unsharpen Mask

Here we are going to take a look at another great way to sharpen your photographs, and that is what the Unsharp Mask Filter. We will be working with this image that I captured down at the Santa Barbara Harbor, and I like the nice vivid colors and all the different lines and details here. And what I want to do with this image is I want to make it just tack sharp so that the image really pops. So again, when working with this filter, it's a good idea to copy or duplicate that Background layer. You by now, I'm sure remember the shortcut, it's Command+J on a Mac or Ctrl+J on Windows.

Let's then name this layer usm for Unsharp Mask. Next, we will navigate to our Filter pulldown menu, and here we are going to go ahead and choose Sharpen and then select Unsharp Mask. This will open up our Unsharp Mask dialog so that we can see the detail in our photograph. Now in order to work effectively with this dialog, let's talk about the different controls that we have here. We have our A...

Using Unsharpen Mask
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Using Unsharpen Mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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