Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries Members Galleries Master Your Vision Galleries 5Contest Categories 5Winners Galleries 5ANPAT Galleries 5 The Winners Editor's Choice Portfolios Recent Photos Search Contest Info Help News Newsletter Join us Renew Membership About us Retrieve password Contact us Contests Vouchers Wiki Apps THE NIKONIAN™ For the press Fundraising Search Help!
More5

FocusMagic

From Nikonians Wiki

Jump to: navigation, search

FocusMagic is a commercial plugin available for Photoshop and other Photoshop plugin compatible applications.

It is a deconvolution filter, which mathematically refocuses an image, extracting more information from the underlying pixels than the eye can normally interpret, and presenting it in a way which appears more in focus, or less motion blurred.

FocusMagic is a proprietary algorithm, but a similar effect can be achieved using Photoshop's smart sharpen.

Deconvolution filters should not be confused with sharpening routines, such as unsharp masking (USM), which introduce an optical effect which gives a visual impression of greater sharpness, but do not recover information from the image.

  • This page was last modified on 3 February 2009, at 20:40.
  • This page has been accessed 4,504 times.

G