Reducing distracting color noise with Noise Reduction


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Reducing distracting color noise with Noise Reduction

I think the question I get asked the most often from people working with digital images is how to reduce noise in their images? They find the noise distracting and they want to eliminate it or at least reduce it. So let's open up an image that's kind of representative of some of these issues. I've got this JPEG here. I'm going to go ahead and open that up in Camera Raw using the Open in Camera Raw button. We'll go ahead and start by opening up the shadow detail of this image to kind of reveal more detail in the shadows. But also show that when you use the Fill Light slider, one of the common side effects there is that Camera Raw is doing such a good job of revealing shadow detail, but it's also revealing the color noise that's present in the file that you may not have noticed since the image in certain areas was so black or so dark.

So you can see here it's plain easy to see the color noise issue, and that's these random red, green, and blue colorizat...

Reducing distracting color noise with Noise Reduction
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Reducing distracting color noise with Noise Reduction provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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