How To Avoid Digital Noise and Grain in Your Photography
Noise is to digital what grain is to film. And just like grain does to film, noise brings a gritty look and feel to an image. Some photographers like the street look of an image with noticeable noise. But there are times when only the sharpest noise free image will do!
An Effective Way To Remove Banding That’s Not Adding Noise
Ask any retoucher what their number one nemesis is and they’ll probably say “Banding!”, those curving lines separating each band of…
An Excellent Way To Remove/Reduce Noise From Your Images
One of the cleanest and most powerful ways to reduce noise using the software you likely already have.
Here’s What Your Camera Does When You Change ISO & Why Higher ISO Creates Noise
We use ISO daily, but do we have a clue of what the camera is doing when we raise or lower the ISO? Here’s what’s going on and you’ll see why raising ISO creates noise. Very cool.
A Few Simple Ways to Effectively Reduce Noise Using Photoshop
In the 4 minute Photoshop Playbook video below, Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains a few ways you can effectively reduce noise using using Camera Raw, smart sharpen or image size.
Don’t Throw Away that Image! How to Save and Edit an Imperfect Capture
Sometimes we get an image that has great content but is techinically imperfect. Rather than throwing away a misfocused image for example, we can show you how to save and improve that image.
Tutorial: Compositing in Photoshop pt.3/3
Today we are going to be finishing up our tutorial-series on compositing an image in Photoshop. Today we colour grade the photo using the curves adjustment panel, create a natural looking vignette with the lasso-tool, introduce the “iris-blur” and add some noise in select areas of the image.