How To Sharpen The Hair and Eyes With Adobe Photoshop
Photography and Text By Philip Tulin © All rights reserved.

Portrait Digital Photography  Outdoor Eyes
Before
Portrait Digital Photography  Outdoor Eyes
After

Sometimes you need to sharpen the hair and eyes while at the same time leaving the skin natural. Using the technique described below will add sharpness to the hair and eyes in your photographs.


How To Sharpen The Hair And Eyes

1. Open the file. Choose File --> Open --> Enter the image name to be fixed.
2. Make a duplicate copy of the image by either (Ctl+J) or Choose Layer --> New --> Layer Via Copy.

Blend Screen

3. Select the new layer. Set the Blend Mode to Overlay (Figure 1 A) and set the Opacity to 75% (Figure 1 B). You can always change the opacity setting to suit your preference and your photograph.

High Pass Screen

4. Select the new layer. Open the filter box. Choose Filter --> Other --> High Pass. Start with a setting of 2 for the Pixel Radius (Figure 2 A). You can always change this setting to suit your preference and your photograph. Click OK.
5. Choose the eraser and erase from the new layer any unwanted sharpness that is unnecessary. Set the eraser to a size which will enable you to erase small portions of your photograph.




My Outdoor Eyes Photography Blog

Nauset Beach On Cape Cod, Looking South Toward Chatham.

When you look at the views on Nauset Beach, they are so different looking north and looking south. This photograph, looking south toward Chatham, was a cloudy day but you could see the the sun peeking out from just above the horizon. Pretty don’t you think?

Higgins Pond In Nickerson State Park On Cape Cod Was Gorgeous!

We decided to take a hike after breakfast the other day as the weather was supposed to turn with wind, rain and a bit of snow in the forecast. (Click on blog link to see other photos.) We had never hiked the Higgins Pond Loop Trail at Nickerson State Park, so we headed out. What … Continue reading Higgins Pond In Nickerson State Park On Cape Cod Was Gorgeous!

The AllTrails App Has Great New Feature For Hiking On Cape Cod Or Anywhere.

We downloaded one of the hikes at Nickerson State Park and started out the other day. We were only into the hike a couple of minutes when we heard a beep on the phone app. There was an alert that we had gone “off-route.” What a wonderful addition to the AllTrails app. You can leave … Continue reading The AllTrails App Has Great New Feature For Hiking On Cape Cod Or Anywhere.


 
Photography Outdoor Adventure Outdoor Eyes Shop 7522 Radio Privacy Home

© 2000-2019 ImageNNetwork  All rights reserved.