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Chapter 13. Look Sharp: Sharpening Techniques > Basic Sharpening - Pg. 372

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Coming up with your own settings: If you want to experiment and come up with your own custom blend of sharpening, I'll give you some typical ranges for each adjustment so you can find your own sharpening "sweet spot." Amount Typical ranges run anywhere from 50% to 150%. This isn't a hard-and-fast rule--just a typical range for adjusting the Amount, when going below 50% won't have enough effect, and going above 150% might get you into sharpen- ing trouble (depending on how you set the Radius and Threshold). You're fairly safe staying under 150%. (In the example here, I reset my Radius and Threshold to KELBY