RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Tools > Software
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Software Photoshop, Lightroom, Paintshop Pro, Painter, etc., and all their various plugins. Of course, you can also discuss all other programs, as well.

Capture Sharpen Twice in ACR

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 03-17-2009, 02:07 AM
gmitchel gmitchel is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 316
Capture Sharpen Twice in ACR

The typical advice for capture sharpening in Adobe Camera Raw is to set the Radius setting based on the details in a photograph.

For photos with lots of tiny details, a smaller Radius setting is often suggested. A wider Radius can obliterate tiny details. For photos with larger details and wider edges -- for example, portraits -- a wider Radius setting is usually preferred.

What if your photo contains both tiny details and larger features that can benefit from a wider Radius? You can capture sharpen twice, if you use ACR and you load your photograph into Photoshop as a Smart Object.

I produced a 7 minute video that demonstrates how to merge different capture settings for the same photograph with ACR and Photoshop.

http://www.thelightsright.com/CaptureSharpeningTwice

Cheers,

Mitch
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Tools > Software


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ACR Presets for B&W Toning gmitchel Photo Retouching 3 02-14-2009 04:13 AM
Sharpen for output: photo enlargement willdoak Photo Retouching 2 11-15-2008 04:21 PM
capture 1 musicman_bmh Photo Retouching 1 10-22-2008 01:19 PM
How can I sharpen this image !! HELP !! Crazy Cockatoo Image Help 5 04-02-2008 11:03 PM
Capture One benefits?? mayday Photo Retouching 7 11-15-2007 04:13 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved