Using the Despeckle filter


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Using the Despeckle filter

Alright gang, in this exercise, I am going to show you the Despeckle filter and it is here under the Filter menu. You go to Noise submenu and it is this guy right there, Despeckle. And notice that it does not have a dot, dot, dot afterward. So it's not going to bring up a dialog box, it's not going to ask you to adjust any settings, it is just going to do its thing and move on. It is what I call a single shot filter. And the thing that it does is it looks for and locates single pixel variations inside of an image and it effectively eradicates them, it averages those single pixel variations away.

Now back in old days, you would see people demonstrate Despeckle as being useful for getting rid of say razor stubble, but that was back in the days when an average image measured 640x480. So something like razor stubble would actually only take up a single pixel inside an image. These days something as tiny as razor stubble will take up multiple pixels and so Despeckle is no good for it. What D...

Using the Despeckle filter
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Using the Despeckle filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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Photography
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