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How to recover exposure, get rid of noise and stylize an image under 90 seconds
Three reasons to add grain to your photos
Embrace your ISO
How to add grain to images in Photoshop
Why noise doesn’t really matter
Fixing noise with Topaz Labs DeNoise AI
Enthusiast’s Guide: Use image stack in Photoshop to reduce noise
Photography 101: How does noise happen at a low ISO?
How to Remove Noise with a Luminosity Layer in Aurora HDR 2018
How do I remove noise from an image in Lightroom?
Long Exposure Noise Reduction (I’m Eating Crow)
The Problem Solving Show | Photofocus Podcast September 11th, 2016

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How to add grain to images in Photoshop

I recently wrote a post about how I felt people were getting to hung up on noise (or grain) in their images. Personally I like a bit of grain in mine, especially the creative or conceptual themed shoots. It can

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Why noise doesn’t really matter

Does noise really matter all that much in portraits? I think people are too hung up on having their images 100% noiseless, whereas the crisper and sharper, the better. And that’s just the point isn’t it? People are hung up

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Fixing noise with Topaz Labs DeNoise AI

Sometimes for a variety of reasons we need to shoot with a higher ISO than we would normally prefer. On newer mirrorless and DSLR cameras this is not quite as much of an issue, but on older cameras, noise can

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How to Remove Noise with a Luminosity Layer in Aurora HDR 2018

HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing of your photos by its nature can result in a lot of noise or graininess in your final image. While Macphun’s new Aurora HDR 2018 for PC’s does a great job overall reducing noise, there are still times when noisy areas appear in your processed HDR. This can be caused by many reasons, but most commonly it’s due to your settings in camera (such as shooting at too high of an ISO) or any image processing you have done to your images before merging them in Aurora (such as exposure adjustments). Regardless of the cause, you can remove most of this noise by using a “Luminosity Layer”. This technique saves a lot of time, giving you consistently good-looking results, quickly.  

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Long Exposure Noise Reduction (I’m Eating Crow)

If you look at your interchangeable-lens camera’s menu, you’ll probably find a setting for Long Exposure Noise Reduction. In fact, many cameras have this activated by default. It’s a cool tool, and here’s a simple explanation of how it works

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Hate Noisy Pictures? This May Help…

Photographs are wonderful things, and one of their amazing characteristics is the detail we can see in a picture. I’m pretty observant of details in face to face contact, so I enjoy the fact that my camera can record those

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Noiseless Pro Review

A look at Noiseless Pro by Macphun a standalone application that helps you reduce color and luminance noise in your images, and process raw images! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GpKJViMw4c?showinfo=0&w=1280&h=720]

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Removing Noise with Lightroom

I gotta say, in my grumbling transition to Lightroom (read backstory here), I am discovering more and more tools that I enjoy using. Recently, the tool I’ve been having fun using is Lightroom’s Noise Reduction. In the past, I’ve often

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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What pages should you have on your website?

In this article, I’ll be discussing the main pages you should have on your website and why. The main pages include are: Homepage Product/service page About page Portfolio Contact page You can have additional pages such as pricing, but these

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Fujifilm announces XF 18mm f/1.4 lens

Overnight, Fujifilm announced the new Fujinon XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR lens, expected to be launched in May 2021. Made exclusively for the X Series family of mirrorless cameras, the XF 18mm is the 39th lens in Fuji’s lineup

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