Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Zoom settings for sharpening, part of Photoshop: Sharpening Power (2011).
There's a good chance you've heard the admonishment, that you should always …evaluate the effective sharpening, with a 100% view of the image. …And this is actually very good advice. By using a 100% Zoom setting, often …referred to as an actual pixels display, you're ensuring that one pixel on your …monitor, reflects one pixel in your image. …As a result, you'll get a more accurate view of the actual effect of Sharpening …on the image, and yet I almost never set my images to a 100% Zoom setting when sharpening.…
I realize that might sound like a silly form of rebellion, so let me explain. …I do indeed use a 100% Zoom setting to evaluate the effect of Sharpening, but I …don't set the actual image to that 100% Zoom setting in most cases. …Let me show you what I mean. Of course, I fully appreciate that this …isn't exactly an image you might be interested in printing, but we'll use it …for our sample purposes here. I've set my Zoom to a 100% setting, in …other words I'm looking at the actual pixels display for this image.…
- When to sharpen
- Zoom settings for sharpening
- Sharpening RAW captures
- Preparing a photo for output and sharpening
- Using Unsharp Mask and Smart Sharpen
- Creative and targeted sharpening
- Using advanced blending options
- Multiple-pass sharpening
- Using third-party tools
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Sharpening Concepts
2. Sharpening RAW Captures
3. Sharpening in Photoshop
4. Advanced Photoshop Sharpening
5. Third-Party Tools
6. Sharpening Projects
Sharpening and softening6m 53s
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