Sharpening and Noise Reduction: take precise control of your raw files

Sharpening and Noise Reduction: take precise control of your raw files

Sharpening settings in the Detail Panel

 

Sharpening settings in the Detail PanelAmount
Controls the strength of the sharpening effect. View the image at 100% when judging the amount. Double-click the Zoom tool to jump to 100%.

Radius
Determines the number of pixels around the edge in which the sharpening effect is applied. A larger radius increases the chance of unwanted halos.

Detail
Low Detail settings restrict sharpening to the more obvious edges. High settings will enhance finer details and texture.

Masking
Allows you to restrict sharpening in less detailed areas of the image. Hold down Alt while dragging the slider to see the 
masked areas in black.

PAGE 1: Sharpening your raw files
PAGE 2: Sharpening settings in the Camera Raw Detail Panel
PAGE 3: Fixing noise in Adobe Camera Raw
PAGE 4: Noise reduction settings in the Camera Raw Detail Panel

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