Adding grain to hide artifacts


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Adding grain to hide artifacts

Light room and Camera Raw have the ability to add grain to a photo. Now this might seem counter to everything that we're talking about with reducing noise and sharpening, but it has its place, and it might surprise you what its used for. So for a lot of folks, if you come into the develop module, and you see that there's additive grain. Way down here in the effects. You might think that this is a good area to replicate a film stock and you could do that. You could make this look like old grainy film but that's really not the intent. The intent here is that why I have an image that I've taken about as far as I can.

So an image like this, I've already gotten out as much noise as possible, there's not that much I can do with it. So at this point, it actually helps to sort of embrace it, and one of the ways to not think about the artifacts, are to throw in some uniform artifacts. So, if I just throw in a little bit of grain, you see it's actually distracting, and it kind of warm...

Adding grain to hide artifacts
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Adding grain to hide artifacts provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Bryan O'Neil Hughes as part of the Noise Reduction and Sharpening in Lightroom and Photoshop

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