For those of us who are novices (with scanning and photoshop in particular)
can you explain the difference between the smart sharpening technique and
the previously documented High Pass sharpening?
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> Subject: filmscanners: smart sharpening tutorial
> Anyone scanning negs may be interested in a 'smart sharpening' tutorial I
> wrote which shows how it is possible to sharpen aggressively without
> introducing noticeable artefacts. The tutorial includes a downloadable
> Photoshop action.
> The approach taken is similar to the one I use in the 'Deadman's Custom
> Sharpen' action which some folks have been using for a while now. If you've
> been using that action, this tutorial explains exactly how it works.
> the url is
> the process looks complex at first but is quite simple once you understand
> John Brownlow