Blurred Photograph of Painting - Photoshop Advice Please?

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I have a photograph of a painting that I'd like to make into a print. Unfortunately it's not a great photograph, it's slightly blurred. I've been attempting to Photoshop it - I have elements. Have tried Adjust Sharpeness already - but tends to accentuate the grain of the canvas. Has anyone got any ideas or have some experience with photoshopping blurred photographs of paintings?
 
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Can't you re-photograph it?

If not, download and give Topaz Sharpen AI program a trial. IMO it can do wonders......... depending on the 'subject'...can't hurt to give it a go???

 
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Trying the Topaz Sharpen AI in a minute...
 
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The alternative I thought would be to try the PS filters and see if I can make something of it? But I'd rather just enhance the existing image...
 
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I would create a duplicate layer and try the high pass sharpening, and different blending options. You could delete areas of the sharpening layer which are not helping and keep the areas which are.
 
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The Topaz Sharpen AI keeps crashing, so haven't been able to try it yet. Doesn't happen to have plug in for Photoshop does it?

I'll try the high pass sharpening-Just tried it, working really well - will mess around a bit now to get it perfect....
 
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Main problem now is one corner of the painting is more blurred than the rest - can't have been square when I photographed it.
 
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trying to fix BLUR with any photo editing suite is ridiculous, retake the photo JMHO
 
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