Sharpness with Photoshop

posted on 7th of october, 2016

It is a method to increase the sharpness, only on the edges, without creating a deterioration on the darker areas or full color.
We bring our photograph on Photoshop and select the channels panel.
Deselect all the channels, except green and duplicate.
We go on> Filters> Stylize> Find Edges. The image will be like a drawing, showing only the edges. Now press ctrl + I to invert. It's like I created a mask (black areas), while the edges are white.
Let's go to> Filter> Other> Maximum that allows you to increase or decrease the edges of our mask in question.
Set the radius you desire, I set 2, it is very important to remember the value of the radius.
Now we go on> Filter> Noise> Median. This filter has the function to smooth the edges, so do not ever put a value that exceeds 4. In my example I set 2....

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Posted by FabioConcetta on December 12, 2016
Thank you very much!
Posted by Jeremyrichards on December 11, 2016
Very interesting and helpful blog. Thank you.
Posted by FabioConcetta on October 21, 2016
Ok, thanks!

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