The risk of using software to sharpen if you don’t know what you are doing is that you can ‘solve’ one problem, but can create a much bigger one – over-sharpening your images.
Most digital images need some sharpening, but it can be easy to overdo it. Let’s take a look at some of the dos and don’ts of image sharpening.
In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to sharpen JPEG images to reveal delicate details without adding artefacts like haloes and noise.
As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we explain how to master image sharpening to give your pictures more impact.
While it can take years to master the camera techniques you need to take amazing images, whatever your skill level and whatever you choose to shoot, it often pays to keep things simple. Here we’ve put together 10 essential camera techniques every photographer should master.
Photoshop has a range of sophisticated image-sharpening tools that make it easier than ever before to fine-tune your focus. In this tutorial we’ll run through the options and explain the different ways in which you can use them to sharpen photos.
In this Photoshop Elements tutorial we show you clever ways of bringing out more detail through image sharpening, while keeping some of the side effects to a minimum.
The Photoshop Unsharp Mask filter gets its name from a traditional darkroom process used to sharpen an image. The Unsharp Mask filter in Photoshop works by increasing the contrast around the edges in an image, which makes them look crisper and sharper.
Even the best photographers can find it a challenge to capture a perfectly focused photograph, especially when shooting with a camera set to a wide aperture. The resulting shallow depth of field can make it difficult to get all of the key areas in focus, which makes image sharpening in the digital darkroom all the more imperative.
Learn how to use Adobe Camera Raw to sharpen photos for printing without exacerbating noise or creating halos in our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial.