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"RE: Would Love Critique on How I used CNX2"

robsb Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his expertise in CNX2 and his always amicable and continuous efforts to help members Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Donor Ribbon awarded for his enthusiastic and repeated support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 23rd Aug 2006
Wed 29-Aug-12 01:21 AM | edited Wed 29-Aug-12 08:47 PM by robsb

This is an individual thing and is best approached by trial and error. Remember the high radius low Intensity numbers are really meant for items without sharp corners, more like water, hills, faces and also where you have a high amount of noise in your image due to high ISO. Also it is often used in combination, like I did with higher intensity, lower radius sharpening. the 40,7, 4 number came from experiments by Jason O'Dell for capture sharpening with a D700. You have most likely been influenced by numbers you have seen used in Adobe products which are a different scale. Also remember by default CNX2 only sharpens the luminance channel, much like going into LAB in Photoshop. This helps because you are not sharpening color noise.

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