Image sharpening: how to bring out more detail in your favourite photos

Photoshop image sharpening step-by-step: 10

Photoshop image sharpening step-by-step: 9-10

Photoshop image sharpening step-by-step: 09

09 Before and after
To see how effective the Unsharp Mask adjustment is, go to the Layers palette and tick Layer 1’s eye icon. This enables you to compare the sharpened Layer 1 with the softer original image on the layer below. Click on the Background layer and press Cmd/Ctrl+J to create another copy.

Photoshop image sharpening step-by-step: 10

10 Adjust Sharpness
Drag the new Background copy layer to the top of the layer stack. Go to Enhance>Adjust Sharpness and set Remove to Lens Blur, Amount to 268% and Radius to 2.0. Click on the preview image and hold the mouse button down to see the unedited version. Let go to see the sharpened version.

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