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Sharpening the Way You Like It: Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure

I have been trying to understand the Detail module and particulary the Sharpen part in Lightroom. I wondered if it was like unsharp mask in PS where my standard sharpening is about 100% at a Radius of 1. This did seem to produce a bit too much sharpness. So I went looking for help and found this excellent article/tutorial. It seems sharpening in Lightroom depends on whether you shoot RAW or jpeg and the size of the sensor in your camera. I shoot with a full frame sensor so this has an impact on how and when I sharpen.

If you use Lightroom it is worth understanding what is going on in the sharpen module and making adjustments to suit your tastes.

This tutorial by Mikkel Aaland seems to explain it all so go and have a look. If you prefer there is a book you can buy Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure

 

One response to “Sharpening the Way You Like It: Photoshop Lightroom 2 Adventure

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