Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Smart Sharpen, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
Here we are going to take a look at how we can bring out some of the details.…So let's zoom in on the image.…As we zoom in on the image, I want to zoom in on this dust which is flying…everywhere, and I want to sharpen that.…I want to bring that out, make that more prominent.…So to do so, let's go ahead and click in our topmost layer, reposition the image…so you can see some of the important areas of the image, maybe even zoom in a…touch closer so you can really get into these little details here. And then…let's press Command+J or Ctrl+J, or click and drag this to the New Layer icon,…and we are going to go ahead and name this "smart sharpen."…What we are going to do is we are going to apply a Smart Sharpen filter.…
We're going to focus in on the small details.…So go to Filter > Sharpen, and then here, choose Smart Sharpen.…Now one of the things that we want to do is use Lens Blur.…Let me go ahead and take my Radius and Amount down, and then I am just going to…pan around the image.…Press the Spacebar key, click and drag, and you can move around the image, so…
- Creating and combining multiple exposures
- Repositioning subjects
- Enhancing color and tone
- Removing unwanted background elements
- Simplifying with selections
- Improving composition with cropping
- Toning with the High Dynamic Range (HDR) Pro toolset
- Enhancing eyes
- Changing shape and sculpting muscles with Liquify
- Increasing height
- Sharpening and creating final layer comps
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Fashion Retouching Projectswith Chris Orwig4h 29m Intermediate
1. Outdoor Portrait
5. Gym Workout
8. Indoor Track Sprint
9. Enhancing Strength
10. Surfer Portrait
11. Underwater Portrait
13. Father and Son Portrait
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