Sharpening in Photoshop Elements

February 15, 2014

I'm doing a lot of processing of old photos for an ebook about my brass band. The photos are often slightly blurry, and I came across an interesting method for improving their look for the book:

In Photoshop Elements:

  • Duplicate layer
  • Filter / Other / High Pass
  • Use a radius of between 4.0 and 5.0
  • ok
  • Change layer blending mode from Normal to Overlay