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How to add grain to images in Photoshop
Why noise doesn’t really matter
Fixing noise with Topaz Labs DeNoise AI
Embrace your ISO
How to recover exposure, get rid of noise and stylize an image under 90 seconds
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
Hate Noisy Pictures? This May Help…

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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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3 Reasons to Add Grain in Lightroom

Grain is a word used in film photography to describe the fineness of detail a film or paper is capable of capturing. Landscape photographers typically want the finest detail possible, which comes from fine grained films. Documentary photographers and journalists

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Choosing the RIGHT LENS — Why Focal Length MATTERS - youtube

Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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