03. Sharpen with the High Pass Filter

The Photoshop High Pass Filter Sharpening Tutorial will help you sharpen the the edges of detail in your images with minimal effects on noise. So if done correctly it should give you really crisp sharp images without enhancing noise unlike the Unsharp Mask Filter.

Tutorial Overview

– Photoshop's High Pass Filter to Sharpen
– Layer Masks for Control
– Overlay and Softlight Blending Modes

Useful Hotkeys

Duplicate Layer – Ctrl (Command) + j
Invert Layer Mask – Ctrl (Command) + i
Cycle Through Blending Modes – Shift + '- or =''

Software Used
Photoshop CS6


Photoshop (High Pass Filter) Sharpening Tutorial

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