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    Hi

    This link might be helpful for sharpening.

    http://www.photoshopgurus.com/forum/...frequency.html

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    Re: Sharpening

    I'd hate troll so early-on in my RetouchPro career, but the quality of the workmanship in the link you provided: it's shit.

    We can simply mask out layers of different-radius USM until our little hearts weep with joy - that's precision. I'm not sure what the author of the link was smoking.

    Besides, sharpening's overrated for all but the most subtle preparations. Have you seen fashion magazines these days?

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    • #3
      Re: Sharpening

      May I suggest a starting point in terms of URL that hopefully isn’t shit:

      http://www.creativepro.com/story/feature/20357.html

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      • #4
        Re: Sharpening

        The method posted is indeed pretty over-complicated.
        Using Smart Sharpen (remove set to Lens Blur) with various radii will give you identical results, albeit more flexible and controllable.

        (E.g. for the method suggested you'd have to define the masks before you actually begin the sharpening. That's first of all inflexible and second not very user-friendly.)

        Andrew's link is worth looking at though for a real sharpening workflow.

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        • #5
          Re: Sharpening

          Originally posted by Der_W View Post
          The method posted is indeed pretty over-complicated.
          Using Smart Sharpen (remove set to Lens Blur) with various radii will give you identical results, albeit more flexible and controllable.

          (E.g. for the method suggested you'd have to define the masks before you actually begin the sharpening. That's first of all inflexible and second not very user-friendly.)

          Andrew's link is worth looking at though for a real sharpening workflow.
          This is interesting Jonas. Do you consider this gives a better result than Unsharp Mask?

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          • #6
            Re: Sharpening

            Different. Not necessarily better, because that depends on what you want to achieve :-).

            I just mentioned Smart Sharpen, because the tutorial author in the link used lens blur, whereas USM uses Gaussian Blur.


            Or weren't you referring to the use of Smart Sharpen?

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            • #7
              Re: Sharpening

              Yes I was referring to Smart Sharpen.

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              • #8
                Re: Sharpening

                Originally posted by maverick911 View Post
                Yes I was referring to Smart Sharpen.
                Check out:

                http://www.adobepress.com/articles/article.asp?p=608637

                Before he passed, Bruce did a great deal of testing of Smart Sharpen for possible use in PhotoKit Sharpener and didn’t find it very useful.

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                • #9
                  Re: Sharpening

                  Re: I'd hate troll so early-on in my RetouchPro career, but the quality of the workmanship in the link you provided: it's shit.



                  Your English is very good.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Sharpening

                    Originally posted by bonzo5988 View Post
                    Your English is very good.
                    I'd hope so, it's my native language

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