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One question I’m asked a lot is “Where does all the noise come from when my camera is set to ISO 100?” The answer is simple. The photograph is underexposed. What is ISO? Grain vs. noise Back in the film
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.
Ron Pepper and Scott Bourne tackle the problem of NOISE in your photographs, using both pre and post processing, and they discuss the Panasonic GX8 camera and it’s ability to auto-bracket. Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Don’t
DJI has announced the new DJI Air 2S, a portable camera drone that offers an all-in-one solution, bringing robust flight performance, state-of-the-art camera upgrades and high-grade preprogrammed content creation tools. “Every creator remembers what it felt like to fly a
There are many composition rules that photographers are encouraged to follow. But, one of the easiest things you can do today to instantly improve your shots is filling the frame. In fact, you can learn how it’s done in just
For Israel-based fine art photographer Yehoshua Aryeh, the main challenge of life is to infuse holiness and inspiration into our daily activities. This has been guiding his approach to photographing his country, not only to showcase its physical beauty but
I sat down with Dave Cross and Matt Kloskowski to talk about their upcoming Lightroom Virtual Summit, taking place May 3-7, 2021. Although Dave has hosted the Photoshop Virtual Summit in the past, this is the first Lightroom Virtual Summit,
This week we’re getting to know community member, Dan Burns. Dan is a native of Washington State. He loves capturing historical aviation, landscapes near and far and the amazing wildlife he encounters as he travels around the Puget Sound and
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