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Sharpening

Smarter Sharpening in Photoshop

May 7, 2013

Sharpening traditionally has three phases: capture sharpening, creative sharpening, and output sharpening. In a photographic workflow, Adobe Camera Raw or Lightroom does a fine job of capture sharpening, but where do you go for the rest? Unsharp Mask is tried and true, but no longer the best tool in the toolbox. In this video we’ll look at Smart Sharpen in tandem with Smart Objects for the ultimate in photographic sharpening control. [More]

Selective Smart Sharpening in Adobe Photoshop

February 20, 2013

One of the wonderful (and often confusing) things about Photoshop is that there are many ways to do just about anything. Sharpening is no exception and almost everyone will have their favourite method.. This is my current favourite for its flexibility and the results it achieves. This method is both easy and effective and perfect for saving as an action to be applied to any image at the click of a button. One of the benefits of this method is that the amount of sharpening and even where is sharpened is all adjustable after application. [More]

Noise and Sharpening in Lightroom

September 14, 2011

This will be a quick and short tutorial today, to show you the benefits of a sharpening mask within Lightroom. I have had a couple of  people ask me about noise in high ISO images and how to [More]

HDR Sharpening in Photoshop

December 22, 2010

I recently put a photo up on Facebook and Twitter that generated a lot of buzz, using HDR Toning in Photoshop CS5 as a way to sharpen old photos. I discovered this method while working on the Adobe [More]

“Fixing” Blurry

July 7, 2010

Do you have any photos, I know you do, that look like the person taking it was a bit on the shaky side (everything in the photo is a bit blurry)? Or maybe the subject of the photo moved, maybe the [More]

"Fixing" Blurry

July 7, 2010

Do you have any photos, I know you do, that look like the person taking it was a bit on the shaky side (everything in the photo is a bit blurry)? Or maybe the subject of the photo moved, maybe the [More]

Exposure Blending with Smart Objects

May 25, 2010

Last week, we looked at creating copies of Smart Objects in Photoshop, and we saw that regular copies are linked together in a special way such that when you update one Smart Object, you update ALL [More]

High Pass Sharpening in Photoshop

May 6, 2010

Photoshop offers many sharpening options but there is one that often gets overlooked and this is High Pass Sharpening. The High Pass filter does not reside with the other sharpening filters but lives [More]

Luminosity Sharpening 3 Ways

March 29, 2010

Last time on TipSquirrel, on our ever-expanding journey into blend modes in Photoshop, we looked at the Luminosity blend mode. This mode allowed us to use the brightness values from one layer to make [More]