Nick Darin Photography and Digital Methods: Image Sharpening
Image 1 Unedited
Image 1 Edited with Sharpening
After the sharpening it appears more things are brought into focus and it gives the image more clarity with regards to conveying the texture of the concrete.
Image 2 Unedited
Image 2 Edited with Sharpening
After this sharpening, more contrast was brought out in the photo and it overall makes certain elements of the image more powerful to the viewer.