Adjusting sharpness and reducing noise


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Adjusting sharpness and reducing noise

Let's take a look at the Sharpness and De-noise sliders here in the Adjust pane, and we'll go to Full Screen mode because I've got two images up. We're going to look at sharpness here, and then we'll use this shot for looking at noise and what to do about it. Now, I'm going to be honest with you, these are not my two favorite sliders in iPhoto. I think their implementation could be better but let me show you that. I mean, it's-- I could ramble on about that for some time and I think I can.

A picture is worth so much Derrick yacking. So I'm going to zoom-in on this shot a bit. You can just put the mouse where you want and click the 1 key and you go to 100%. Let's play with Sharpness. So we're just going to move Sharpness over and you can see what it does to this image. I'll hit the Shift key and you can see the difference. Now here's the reason why I don't like this particular Sharpening filter very much because look at the sky.

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Adjusting sharpness and reducing noise
Video duration: 4m 19s 4h 14m Beginner Updated Aug 11, 2014

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Adjusting sharpness and reducing noise provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the iPhoto '11 Essential Training

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Photography
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iPhoto
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