hi people, i would like to share with you about Manny Librodo Sharpening Technique. im sure some of you know about this. you may try experiment if you want to. here a technique for you.
Manny Librodo is an amateur photographer who has taken a variety of high-quality photographs. Many say his forte is in portraiture, an opinion backed by a portfolio with numerous and diverse portraits. He has been involved in amateur photography since 2002 and claims to have no aspirations toward being a professional photographer. He has developed a method of sharpening photographs by using certain tools in Photoshop.
The First Sharpening
Open the file in Photoshop. Press Control-J to copy your image into a new layer. Go to the "Filter" menu and select "Sharpen." From there select "Unsharp Mask" and enter 18 for Amount, 40 for Radius and 0 for Threshold.
The Second Sharpening
Go back into the "Filter" menu. Again, go to "Sharpen" and click on "Unsharp Mask." Enter 150 for Amount, 0.3 for Radius and 0 for Threshold. Go into the "Edit" menu and select "Fade Unsharp Mask" or press Shift-Control-F. Enter an opacity of 100 percent and select "Darken," then press "OK."
The Third Sharpening
Go to the "Filter" menu and select "Sharpen." Click on "Unsharp Mask." Enter 150 for the Amount, 0.3 for the Radius and 0 for the Threshold. Go to the "Edit" menu and select "Fade Unsharp Mask" or press Shift-Control-F. Enter 50 percent for opacity and select Lighten, then press "OK." Click on the "Layer" menu and select "Merge Visible" or press Shift-Control-E and save the image.
What you'll end up with is a picture with much sharper lines and more vivid colors. This technique is called post processing; changing the way the picture looks after it's taken by affecting light levels and other variables digitally.
here the DEMO photo: