How to Apply Frequency Separation using Photoshop
I’ve watched at least 20 videos on Frequency Separation and the various different ways I can set it up in Photoshop, and while all ways work, I do it a little differently.
I want to share how I apply Frequency Separation using Photoshop.
The great thing about Photoshop is there are generally many different ways you can achieve a specific effect, and after you watch a few videos on Frequency Separation, you’ll soon realize it’s no different.
So, how do you pick which one to use?
As I said, I’ve watched at least 20 videos on how to apply Frequency Separation, and from them, I’ve picked certain things I like, and applied to my technique, and I’ve ignored the things I didn’t like.
This video shows you a way and flow I’ve found to be efficient to use, and a way that gives me more bang for my buck.
One of the very first steps I take when editing my portraits or Composite Photography is to apply my Frequency Separation technique.
It’s important to note that Frequency Separation does take some time and practice to use and achieve the look you most desire, so I recommend doing it several times before deciding whether it’s for you or not.
Also, I want to give a shout-out to the Photographers I learned from, so here are their links.
F-Stop Lounge: https://fstoplounge.com/2013/11/advanced-frequency-separation-tutorial/
Faded Focus: http://fadedfocus.com/