Refocusing and Texture: Three Aspects of One Statue

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Tutorial: AKVIS Refocus

Refocusing and Texture: Three Aspects of One Statue


When improving the clarity of images with AKVIS Refocus, you may encounter the unexpected result of changing the texture of materials. Usually in the case of photos with people such an effect is not desired, but when working with inanimate objects it can lead to some interesting effects. This will be demonstrated here.

    Original Image Result
    Original Image Result

  • Step 1. Start AKVIS Refocus and open an image by pressing .

    AKVIS Refocus Workspace
    AKVIS Refocus Workspace
  • Step 2. The photo is of a brass statuette of a dancing woman. This is a very high quality picture and it is difficult to imagine significant improvement. But the metal surface is dramatically transformed just by changing parameters in the Settings Panel.

    Fragment of the Original Image
    Fragment of the Original Image
    Emphasizing Dark Areas Parameters
    Emphasizing Dark Areas
    Enhancing Shine Parameters
    Enhancing Shine
    Unpolished Surface Parameters
    Unpolished Surface
  • Step 3. To process the entire image, select the settings you like and press . The result will be shown in the After tab.

How It Works How It Works
   — Workspace — Workspace
   — Using the Program — Using the Program
   — Refocus — Refocus
   — Tilt-Shift — Tilt-Shift
   — Iris Blur — Iris Blur
   — Motion Blur — Motion Blur
   — Radial Blur — Radial Blur
   — Bokeh Shapes — Bokeh Shapes
   — Preferences — Preferences
   — Batch Processing — Batch Processing
Examples Examples
   — Girl with Flowers: Focus Correction — Girl with Flowers: Focus Correction
   — Look into My Eyes: Selective Focus — Look into My Eyes: Selective Focus
   — Refocusing and Texture — Refocusing and Texture
   — Toy World: Tilt Shift Effect — Toy World: Tilt Shift Effect
   — Archery: Shifting Focus — Archery: Shifting Focus
   — Iris Berries: Image Refocusing — Iris Berries: Image Refocusing


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