Another photoshop question: How do you sharpen a zoomed image

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  1. Cyan Connect

    Cyan Connect Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra. OT Supporter

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    Hey guys,

    How do you sharpen a 25 kb image that gets blurry when you zoom in? I am sure the person who took the original image took it in 3 or 4 mb form but then reduced it to 25 kb when he gave it to me.
     
  2. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    it will never look good, and take these questions to the art + photography forum.
     
  3. omgwtfbbqryan

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    not possible bro.

    the image size directly relates to the amount of "information" in the image, so when you remove that information to resize it, you can't get it back :o
     
  5. CodeX

    CodeX Guest

    Yeah, the information from the original image before it was resized is gone. No way to get it back.

    Pixelation can be reduced via interpolation but that likely occurs automatically when you zoom in, thats as good as its going to get.
     
  6. TheWeasel

    TheWeasel Guest

    Alien Skin Blow Up 2 is your best bet. Does a pretty good job.

    http://www.alienskin.com/blowup/
     

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