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

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11 Removing motion blur
The Adjust Sharpness command’s Remove menu has a Motion Blur option, designed to help reduce blur caused by camera shake. You can change the Angle slider to try and counteract the direction of the blur, but this isn’t particularly effective. Leave it set to Lens Blur. Click OK to apply the change.

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12 Compare the results
You now have three versions of the image. The Adjust Sharpness image (Background copy) is a bit sharper than the Unsharp Mask version (Layer 1), but the Unsharp Mask version has less picture noise thanks to the Threshold slider. You can now decide which sharpening approach best suits the picture.

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