Photoshop Sharpening EXPLAINED – High Pass Sharpening


In this short video series I’ll be explaining the various ways you can sharpen an image in Photoshop. Those ways include the Unsharp Mask, Smart Sharpen, and High Pass Sharpening. In this video, I explain the how to sharpen and image using the High Pass Filter.

You can find all of the videos in this series by CLICKING HERE.

For more detailed info about how post processing sharpening works, CLICK HERE to watch my Lightroom video on the subject.

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Gear and settings used for image in video:

Nikon D800e:
Nikon 24-70mm F2.8 Lens:
Sekonic Light Meter:
3 Einstein Strobes (2 on background, 1 on model):
22″ Beauty Dish:
8.5″ Reflector (x2) on Background:
White Seamless Paper:
Cyber Commander:

Manual Mode
Auto White Balance
Single Point Focus – Focused on her eye
1/250, F11.0, iso: 100 at 70mm

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