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The Photoshop Elements 5 Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Sharp Dressed Man:Sharpening Techniques

Photographer: Scott KelbyExposure: 1/30Focal Length: 82mmAperture Value: ƒ/4.5

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You're about to learn some of the same sharpening techniques used by today's leading digital photographers and retouchers. Okay, I have to admit, not every technique in this chapter is a professional technique. For example, the first one, "Basic Sharpening," is clearly not a professional technique, although many professionals sharpen their images exactly as shown in that tutorial (applying the Unsharp Mask to the RGB composite—I'm not sure what that means, but it sounds good). There's a word for these professionals—"lazy." But ...

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