Lightroom: High Pass Sharpening Panel

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Include more Options for sharpening in Lightroom 4.

I absolutely love USM, but I also love High Pass sharpening.

A photographers workflow could be rgeatly sped up if they could do high pass sharpening in Lightroom 4.

I currently send me photos from LR>Photoshop>LR just to do High pass sharpening.

Here is the forums thread
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It might be worth describing what you do with the high-pass sharpening.

I mean, at small-radius, it's effect is very much like USM, or Lightroom's own, and at high radius it's more similar to Lightroom's clarity.

Don't get me wrong, Lightroom's sharpening is limited in purpose, but clarity is designed to fill at least some of the gap, presently filled by high-pass in other programs.

So far, Adobe has rolled some features of other programs into a very simple minimum-UI implementation of something similar for Lightroom - it's kinda their way...

Perhaps if they had a better feel for the target they are trying to hit, they might have a better feel for how to aim...

I could be wrong, they could just plop a good-ol'-fashion high-pass section into dev tool panel in Lr5 (probably too late for Lr4), dunno...