Tack Sharp! Sharpening in Photoshop and Lightroom, with Matt Kloskowski

You will learn about why you sharpen in the first place and what kinds of things you can do to your photos that will affect how sharp they appear.

If you have ever wondered where and when to sharpen your photos in Photoshop (and Lightroom) then join Matt in his latest class. You will learn about why you sharpen in the first place and what kinds of things you can do to your photos that will affect how sharp they appear. Then he jumps into the most efficient sharpening techniques used in Photoshop and Lightroom. Finally, the class finishes off with 2 start-to-finish videos that show you exactly where sharpening fits in and just how much time is spent on it. If you want your photos to look tack sharp, no matter where they are displayed (print, on screen or the web), then this class is for you.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 01:48)

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Lesson 2: Basics: Why Sharpen? (Duration 03:19)

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Lesson 3: Basics: Do's and Don'ts for Keeping Photos Sharp (Duration 06:05)

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Lesson 4: Basics: Size Matters (Duration 03:18)

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Lesson 5: Basics: The 3 Official Types of Sharpening (Duration 04:47)

Lesson 6: Lightroom/Camera Raw: The Detail Panel (Duration 07:34)

Lesson 7: Lightroom/Camera Raw: The Adjustment Brush (Duration 06:03)

Lesson 8: Lightroom/Camera Raw: Sharpening vs. Noise Reduction (Duration 08:05)

Lesson 9: Creative Sharpening: Unsharp Mask (Duration 07:49)

Lesson 10: Creative Sharpening: Smart Sharpen (Duration 09:38)

Lesson 11: Creative Sharpening: Lab Sharpening (Duration 04:38)

Lesson 12: Creative Sharpening: High Pass Sharpening (Duration 07:36)

Lesson 13: A Quick Word About 3rd Party Sharpening Plug-ins (Duration 01:26)

Lesson 14: Output Sharpening: For Web/Email/Screen (Duration 05:53)

Lesson 15: Output Sharpening: For Print (Duration 05:33)

Lesson 16: From Start to Finish: Lightroom/Camera Raw Only (Duration 03:48)

Lesson 17: From Start to Finish: Lightroom and Photoshop (Duration 06:48)

Lesson 18: Conclusion (Duration 00:40)

Meet Your Instructor: Matt Kloskowski

Matt is the full-time Director of Education for Kelby Media Group and a Tampa-based photographer. He's the Editor-in-Chief of Lightroom Magazine, the lead instructor on the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom LIVE…

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