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Sharpen Blurry Photo

How to Sharpen a Blurry Photo on Window/Mac

For those blurry photos, we need to sharpen the subjects on edges to make items clearer. For common ones, it is also required photo sharpening in order for ultimate picture quality. Most cameras will blur images when they are captured to some degree; even if you can make use of sharpen features in camera, advanced and powerful sharpening functions are belonging to photo editors without a doubt.

To sharpen photos on Window/Mac, you need to grasp the scale. When performed too aggressively, unsightly sharpening artifacts may appear. Then again, your photos can be amazing and crystal-clear when the sharpening tools are utilized correctly. That's what we can do in ArcSoft PhotoStudio and ArcSoft PhotoStudio for Mac; the editor gathers so many useful editing kits including sharpening ones.

Here we offer a brief tutorial on how to sharpen blurry photos (emphasize items on edges) with PhotoStudio 6. Sharpening blurry photos on Mac is easy with PhotoStudio for Mac, and you can also take it as a reference guide.


Step 1 Open a blurry photo and choose Sharpen Filters

Open a photo that you need to sharpen in PhotoStudio editor. Go to "Enhance" -> "Sharpen Filters" to begin sharpening your photos.

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Step 2 Choose sharpen tools according to your photos

There are five different sharpening levels for you to select on the basis of your preference, as well as the specific photo quality. You can sharpen the photo lightly for several times for fine adjustment or directly sharpen heavily, if necessary.

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Tips: Sharpen Lightly, Sharpen, and Sharpen Heavily are editing tools differ on photo sharpening degree. While Sharpen Horizontally and Sharpen Vertically means the sharpening solutions vary on dissimilar program arithmetic, i.e. gradual gray scale changes.

Step 3 Utilize Unsharp Mask to sharpen smartly

"Unsharp Mask" is a smart sharpening tool for you to customize Square Size, Effect, and Threshold. Before you decide the mask settings, you can preview the effect and readjust till you are satisfied.

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Before and After:

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Tips: Blurry parts of a photo will be much more obvious when you zoom in the picture to the real size at least. The sample image we post here is only 25% of real size, so you can see the powerful sharpen effects of ArcSoft PhotoStudio. The rule is also applied to that need de-noise. With PhotoStudio we can perfect our photos in detail. Then we can show our photos anywhere and never be afraid of magnifying glasses.

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