Tip 1: How to sharpen the image

Often amateur photographer reluctantly convinced that the pictures are not too failed: the blurred contours, the noise or dull lackluster shades ... Absolutely failed to save the photo will not be possible, even though many of the defects can be corrected by means of Adobe Photoshop.
Guide
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Open the photo in Photoshop and make a copy of it by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + J.In the future, all the steps to correct the image must be made on copies of the layer to the main image is not affected by the changes failed.
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Duplicate the top layer, again using Ctrl + J.The menu Filter («Filter") in the group Other («Other») get the High Pass («color contrast") and set the radius to 0.5 pixels - so that the outline of the image barely peeped out from under a gray mask.Apply to this layer blending mode Overlay («Overlap") and drain layers Ctrl + E.
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If the image quality is not satisfactory, again duplicate the top layer and repeat the operation to increase the field as many
times as required.The radius of the filter may slightly increase.
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Add image sharpness adjustment layers will help to mask.Click on the round black and white button at the bottom of the Layers panel and choose the option Brightness / Contrast («Brightness / Contrast") and Levels («Levels").Gently moving the sliders until you get an optimal picture sharpness.
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Click on the image of the eye next to the Background layer to make it invisible.Merge visible layers using the keys Shift + Ctrl + E.
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Perhaps during processing the original image colors changed.You can try to fix this side effect by using the tool section of the Photo Filter Adjustments («Properties") menu Image («Picture").In this case, it is more convenient to apply the Warming Filter (81) to add the sensation of a warm sunny day.
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for sharpening tools can be used from the group Sharpen («Sharpness") menu Filter.Choose Smart Sharpen («smart sharpen").Amount parameter defines the level of the impact of the tool on the image;Radius - the radius of influence.Changing the settings for improved picture quality.
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similar tool - Unsharp Mask («The sharpness of the contour").Treshold parameter determines the smoothing parts when sharpening.

Tip 2: How to increase the sharpness in Photoshop

not always get the desired picture sharpness.Especially it becomes offensive when shot as desired on the small screen of the camera, when you open it in full size is not of the quality that we would like.But do not just throw the picture in the basket.It is possible that will be able to sharpen the photos through Photoshop by making just a couple of mouse clicks.
The original picture will not prevent easy sharpening
Guide
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There are several ways of sharpening in Photoshop.The simplest of them - use the built-in filter Unsharp Mask.This filter analyzes the picture, calculates her contrasting transitions and making them more contrasting.Under the influence of the filter is increased not only the sharpness of the picture, but it changes the color saturation and contrast.To use this filter, choose Photoshop following items Filter - Sharpen - Unshar Mask.In the dialog box, set the optimal parameters.The value will depend on their initial size and quality of the processed image, move sliders, focusing on results showing a preview.Below you see the cover version photo, treated filter Unsharp Mask.
Processing Unsharp Mask filter
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But more versatile and giving the best result is considered to be another filter, also included in the standard set of filters Photoshop.Go back to the original image.Copy the image layer by Layer - Duplicate Layer, or by dragging the base layer on the button with the image of a sheet of paper at the bottom of the Layers panel.If the layer is locked, unlock it by double-clicking on it.Apply to the upper layer High Pass Filter: Filter - Other - High Pass.Do not be afraid to get the effect.The picture became completely gray sliders have to move so that the resulting image on the outline of the image objects only guessed.Click on OK.Now change the layer blending mode to Overlay, you will immediately see how much sharper and better was a photograph.Keep the layers together by right-clicking and selecting Megre Down.
Application of the High Pass filter
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But there is always a need to sharpen the whole picture, sometimes you want to emphasize only some fragments, leaving the background, such as blurred.In this case we can resort to the next reception.Increase the sharpness of photos in any of the above methods.It is better to do it with Usharp Mask.The whole picture was a sharp now refer to the History panel and put it on just such a mark
Fix the starting point for the history brush
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Return to the panel by one point back.Select the toolbar Historical brush (History Brush) and the brush on the places you would like to add a field.It may be of animal fur, eyes in the portrait, and so forth.Such selective sharpening is often a much better overall improvement.At the same portrait usually want to focus on the eyes and lips, but not at dramatically marked texture of the skin, which may be non-ideal.Process multiple photos, you will understand which method suits you and your pictures look even better.
Selective sharpening his eyes and fur of an animal
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