Smart Sharpen Photoshop Actions

  • Photoshop Action
    Smart Sharpen
  • Compatibility
    Photoshop CS6 & Newer
  • Video
    Install & Tutorial Video
  • PDF
    Quick Install Guide
  • Add to


Bring your photos into focus with sharpening in Photoshop! Instantly sharpen an entire image or help bring more attention to a subject. Pro-level sharpening has never been easier.


  • 5 Sample Images
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Photoshop Action Install Video
  • 1 Sharpen Photoshop Action


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It’s all in the Details

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Enhance Details with Sharpening

This action pack is the easiest way to sharpen in Photoshop. Choose to sharpen the entire image or just your subject.

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How to Sharpen in Photoshop

Sharpening should be a key step in your editing process and our Photoshop Actions make that step easier than ever! Enhance critical details, draw more attention to a subject, and help your images stand out on the web and social media.

Professional Results

It can be tricky to get sharpening right. Not enough and details get lost. Too much and your photo looks unnatural. Our Actions allow you to dial in the exact amount of sharpening for perfect polish and pro results.

Enhancing the Details

Hair. Eyes. Clothing. Jewelry. Sharpening can help bring out the most interesting details in a photo. Give your images more depth and texture and draw attention to the things that matter most.



Sharpen any Photo

Whether your working with portraits, landscapes, or products, sharpening can help you improve your photos. Our Action pack is designed to work on any type of image.

Easy Adjustments

Our sharpening Actions are fully customizable. Stack sharpening layers, raise and lower Opacity, combine them with Layer Masks, or fine-tune the sharpening settings–all at any time.

Print, Web & Social Media

Whether you’re creating an image for a magazine cover, a website, or your Instagram, sharpening is an essential piece of the puzzle. Use our sharpening Actions to enhance images for any medium and any size.

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Precision Sharpening

Different parts of a photo will often need different levels of sharpening. Learn how to draw more attention to a subject by focusing on the important details like eyes and hair. Then apply more subtle sharpening to other areas to bring out other details.

Improve Your Images

Bring out details. Draw more attention to the subject. Help your photos stand out from the crowd. Sharpening can do it all, and these Actions are designed to help you do it in a fraction of the time.

Draw Attention

There are several techniques and tricks you can use to help guide the eyes of the viewer. Sharpening can help emphasize the important parts of a photo and help the subject stand out.

Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions

Your download includes 9 exclusive sharpening actions to increase details in your images.

Photoshop Action Includes:

  • PHLEARN Sharpen +0.125
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +0.25
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +0.5
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +1
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +2
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +3
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +4
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +5
  • PHLEARN Sharpen +Custom


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The actions included in this set are compatible with Adobe Photoshop CS5, CS6, CC, & CC 2019. All the included actions will work with JPG as well as RAW images.

Installation takes just a couple of minutes. Check out our Photoshop Actions Quick Installation Guide.

Photoshop Actions are a series of steps that have been recorded by their creator. This sequence of steps can then be reapplied at any time, which allows you to recreate the end result without having to go through each individual step every time. Think of them as short cuts.

A basic understanding of Photoshop is suggested. We designed the Photoshop Actions to be as simple as possible. After loading the Actions into Photoshop, simply double-click on the action to apply it to your photo.

PHLEARN Photoshop Actions are created by PHLEARN founder Aaron Nace.

Yes! Each of our Photoshop Actions creates a new group in your layers panel. Feel free to stack as many actions together as you please.

Due to the downloadable nature of this product, there are no refunds. All sales are final.

You may only use these products for personal or professional use. This license extends to the single, individual purchaser. This license does not extend to companies or partner- ships and may not be resold, loaned, and/or gifted to another individual and/or party. You may not share, loan or redistribute/sell or copy any of these files in any way. All Actions by PHLEARN are copyright protected.

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