Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Reducing digital noise, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 5.
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The process of digital capture inevitably creates noise in a digital photo. …That's particularly true if you're shooting with a high ISO in your camera. …Fortunately, you can take advantage of the powerful noise reduction controls, in …Lightroom's Develop module, to reduce that digital noise. …Now you can't evaluate or use the noise reduction controls unless you're looking …at an image at 100% view, that's the one to one view in Lightroom. …Up here, in my Navigator panel, you can see that I'm currently zoomed out to the …Fit on screen view. So, before I work with the noise …reduction sliders, I'm going to zoom into 100% view by clicking in the image.…
And, I'm also going to close this panel on the right, so I have more room to work. …The detail panel is located over here in the develop module and in that panel, …there are two sections. One for capture and creative sharpening …that we'll look at later, and another for noise reduction. …And at the top of the panel, you can click this triangle to bring up a little …
Then you'll learn key ways to manage your photos in Lightroom, from reviewing photos after a shoot to working with Smart Previews when your photos are offline. This part of the course covers making collections, adding keywords, and much more.
Next, the course introduces the Lightroom Develop module and its features for improving a photo's appearance, including adjusting tone and color, cropping and fixing perspective, converting to black and white, reducing noise, and sharpening. It explores how to make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, Graduated Filter, and Spot Removal tools. The course ends with a look at the most commonly used Lightroom features for sharing photos: exporting, printing, and sharing online.
- Importing photos
- Viewing, sorting, and selecting photos
- Reviewing and rating photos
- Finding photos with keywords and filters
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Fixing perspective with Upright
- Adjusting color and tone
- Targeting edits with the Adjustment Brush
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Exporting and printing photos