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How do I soften sharp edges


oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 10:30PM
Hi ,i have some images with a cliff against a sky ,the edges of the dark cliff look very glaring against the blue sky and sort of false ,how do i make the edges look correct.I am attempting to use cs2.
thanks

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oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 10:41PM
not really chris more sort of slightly jagged
jimthistle73 15 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 10:47PM
Have you zoomed in in CS2 - try viewing the pic at actual print size - the jaggedy edges may disappear.
oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 11:02PM
its hard to explain jim ,i have zoomed in to 100% to get rid of a few dust bunnys and while hunting the little critters i saw that the edges of the cliff were rather sharp and one part near the tip of the cliff has a slight orange/burnt tinge to it .I am probably making a great deal over nothing ,but if theres a way of slightly softening the sharpness i would be grateful ,
oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 11:10PM
yes i understand chris ,i will try the options and see how it goes thanks fellas
jimthistle73 15 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 11:12PM
Have a print made by photobox (cheap as chips) and see if the sharp edges are apparent in the print. As I understand it, it could be a fringing issue which may well not be obvious when viewed on paper...
oll1e 12 57 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 11:17PM
Ahh ,think youv'e hit the nail on the head Jim,yep that is it fringing ...i couldn't think of the right word to describe it !!!!! ,I will try a print tomorrow and see .
many thanks Chris and Jim :}
jimthistle73 15 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 11:40PM
Nae borra. HTH

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