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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 08, 2021

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hello all  can an out of focus black and white photo be sharpend up tomake the face claerer

i am on elements 15

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Community Expert , Dec 08, 2021 Dec 08, 2021

Here is what I did:

1. Opened a Levels adjustment layer  to brighten the picture and bring out more detail

2. Applied Filter>other>High pass filter in overlay mode

3. Gently applied the Sharpen tool to Mom & Dad

4. Added a stroke

black_white_2.jpg

 

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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 08, 2021

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Perhaps. Please post the picture for us to look at, The unsharp mask command may help, but if the picture is way out of focus, it may not be very effective.

If you are so inclined, you can post via the Insert Photos icon here on the forum at the top of the reply box.

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thank you hatshead

hope these arrive ok never done thi before

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just a note it is mum and dad i am interested in

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Here is what I did:

1. Opened a Levels adjustment layer  to brighten the picture and bring out more detail

2. Applied Filter>other>High pass filter in overlay mode

3. Gently applied the Sharpen tool to Mom & Dad

4. Added a stroke

black_white_2.jpg

 

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Dec 09, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

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thank you hatshead that is absolutely brilliant and clever

thank you

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You're welcome.Glad to help.

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