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Focal Blade Question  
User currently offlineFlybhx From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 137 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1166 times:

Can any of the experts on the focal blade plug in advise on how best to sharpen without creating a lot of noise in the sky area. It doesn't appear to have a facility to select and invert the sky to hide it from the sharpening process

KC

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User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 52
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1139 times:

Before running it, create a duplicate layer. Then run focalblade. Then go back and select layer mask>hide all, then use a white brush of varying opacity and "paint" in the sharpening only on the areas you want.

Flatten. never appy sharpening to the entire photo when only certain areas need it.


User currently offlineFlybhx From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 137 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1127 times:

Cheers Jeff I'll give that a try

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