Reducing noise


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Reducing noise

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...

Reducing noise
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Reducing noise provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos

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