Reducing noise and sharpening


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Reducing noise and sharpening

Now that we know a little bit about Noise Reduction, let's go ahead and take a look at how we can reduce noise and also sharpen our photographs. First, let's navigate to the Detail panel. Let's do that by way of that shortcut. It's Command+Option+3 on a Mac. That's Ctrl+Alt+3 on a PC. Next, let's zoom in to 100% on this photograph of a fashion shoot. Let's double-click the Zoom tool in order to zoom in on the image. Then let's press the Spacebar key to click and drag. And because we double-clicked on the Zoom tool, it took this image to 100%.

Now, here, one of the things that we can see is that there's quite a bit of luminosity and color noise in the background. One of the reasons why Noise Reduction and Sharpening are grouped together is because when we reduce noise, we are essentially softening the image. And then what we can do is add some Sharpening in order to compensate for that, or to add just a little bit of Sharpening, just because the file need...

Reducing noise and sharpening
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Reducing noise and sharpening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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