How to Adjust Image Lighting in Photoshop Elements 9
How to Create a Photomerge Group Shot in Photoshop Elements 11
How to Use the Sharpen Tool in Photoshop Elements 9

Five Ways to Adjust Clarity in Photoshop Elements 11

Sharpen for better focus.

Sometimes, images captured by a scanner or a digital camera are a little soft, and it’s not due to any tonal adjustments. Occasionally, you may even want to sharpen a selected area in your image just so that it becomes a better focal point.

Keep in mind that you can’t really improve the focus of an image after capturing it. But you can do a decent job of faking it. All sharpening tools work by increasing the contrast between adjacent pixels. This increased contrast causes the edges to appear more distinct, thereby giving the illusion that the focus is improved.

  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share


Promoted Stories From Around The Web

blog comments powered by Disqus
Using the Blur Tool to Soften Image Areas in Photoshop Elements 9
How to Place an Image in the Photoshop Elements 10 Image Window
How to Use the Photoshop Elements 11 Histogram Panel
Stitch Scenes with the Photoshop Elements 11 Photomerge Panorama Command
How to Correct Images with Color Curves