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protected sharpen

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Author: tornadotwins

Filter Details

  • Downloads: 1785
  • Requires Filter Forge 4.0
  • Submitted: May 06, 2014
  • Usage Rank: High
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this filter attempts to sharpen only blury areas of a photo and leave edges as is it also has an option to darken edges


sharpen, photo, edges, protected, enhance, enhanced


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Filter Controls

  • protect radius
  • protection
  • Sharpen Radius
  • Amplitude
  • dark sharpen