Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Reducing noise, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essential Training: 2 Editing & Retouching Photos.
When you shoot with a digital camera many of your photos will suffer…from digital noise.…There are two flavors of digital noise, as I explained in an earlier movie…about reducing noise out in the Expert edit workspace using the Noise Reduction filter.…The two kinds of digital noise are Color Noise, which looks like little specs of…color, and Luminance Noise, which looks like little grayscale specs.…You can reduce both kinds of noise here in the Camera Raw workspace in the Detail tab.…And the advantage of doing it here as opposed to in the Expert Edit workspace…is that everything you do here in Camera Raw is nondestructive of the original…image, so you can always reopen a raw file and tweak your Noise Reduction sliders.…
Let's take a look at the Detail panel by clicking the Detail tab at the top…of the Basic panel.…Down here are the Noise Reduction sliders. By default, the Color Noise Reduction…slider is set to 25, since many digital photos have color noise and this…automatically takes care of it in some instances.…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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