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eliminating halos when sharpening for web

Sunday, June 11th, 2006

i briefly mentioned my sharpening method in the waterloo falls workflow that was posted a few weeks ago, but in this tutorial i’ll try to expand on it a bit further and include some side by side comparison images to illustrate the main problem that most of you have probably encountered in sharpening for the web: the dreaded halo effect. but first…

sharpening with the smart sharpen filter
i’ve ditched the unsharp mask in favour of the smart sharpen filter. if you’re currently sharpening with unsharp mask i’d suggest you ditch it too. with the smart sharpen filter you can save your settings and you can selectively sharpen highlights and shadows independantly thereby enabling you to apply more sharpening without producing crazy amounts of haloing.


lazy cross processing

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