Today I want to show you how I can improve yesterday JPG by applying some sharpening within Lightroom. I used some of the techniques outlines in this article (which I still have to read in depth, though. Therefore the sharpening could improve further). The main point is to hold down the Alt (options for mac) key while dragging the sliders.
I used these settings in the Details – Sharpening subpanel(remember that the image size the D70 outputs is 3000×2000 pixels):
- Amount: 68
- Radius: 06
- Detail: 40
- Masking: 5
Here are 100% crops of the RAW file (without sharpening applied) and of the JPG file with the above sharpening.
Monday, though, I will show you some other test on underexposed image, which may change your ming once more.