Since the beginning of the photographic art form photographers have been searching for clearer and sharper images.
Now you dont have to settle for what was captured in camera; you can perfect your photos in post-production. In this course Chris Orwig tackles sharpening in three programs: Adobe Camera Raw Lightroom and Photoshop. They all have their strengths so he shows you how to get the best results from specific sharpening challenges with each one.
Chris shows you how to reduce noise and sharpen with sliders and make selective adjustments to certain areas of raw images. In Photoshop he uses powerful filters like Unsharp Mask and Smart Sharpen to sharpen larger areas of pictures and masking to paint in sharpening. Last he shares two advanced techniques one using high pass sharpening and another that limits sharpening to the edges of your images.
Reducing luminance and color noise
Improving details in portraits and landscapes
Selective sharpening with the Adjustment Brush
Sharpening with filters
Creating sharpening presets
Using blending modes to avoid color problems when sharpening
Smart filtering and masking