In Unsharp Mask, the slider named Edge Offset is unintuitive. As it’s used to compensate for Lens corner softness (see https://www.dxo.com/project/enhance-the-sharpness-of-your-camera-with-dxo-opticspro/ for a good illustration), I’d suggest it either be renamed to something that better describes what it is - and I’d also suggest some explanatory text linked to a question mark next to it.
Here’s the problem: if a user is looking at Unsharp Mask, the edges they are thinking of are the ones being sharpened - not the edges of the image.
And kudos to whoever came up with the idea! In PS it would take layers plus a radial gradient mask (i.e. a PITA).
Great detailed observations Bob. Fabulous that it’s just language changes this time to make a tool much easier to understand and use.
This is the generic name of the feature on all photos editing programs.
it concerns the edges of the non cropped photo.
The issue is that, when edge sharpening, a user is not thinking of photo outer-border edges.
BTW, by “all photos editing programs”, which ones do you mean? I’m pretty sure it’s not in PS CS6. I have done similar in PS by creating a layer, sharpening that layer, then applying a radial gradient mask. Not having to do that is IMO pretty cool. If you’re the one who came up with this - you’re a hero!
If this feature is not in your competitors PL has another feature to trumpet.
If you don’t decide to change the name, please add a ‘?’ with a linked paragraph explaining that this compensates for lens corner softness. I’d be glad to put the text together (in English - my French probably isn’t good enough).