Noisy, grainy photos can look soft and out of focus. In this video, learn how to use the noise reduction settings in Lightroom to improve noisy photos.
- [Instructor] Noise looks like pixel grain, … and too much noise will make an image look grainy and soft. … Let's click to zoom in on this image … so that we can see the noise that's here. … The amount of noise you find in a photo … will depend a lot on the quality of the camera sensor … and how much light was available during the capture. … Underexposed images and images captured at a high ISO … are especially susceptible to lots of noise. … We can use noise reduction … combined with some image sharpening to rescue a noisy photo. … First let's look at the info for this photo … so that you can see the camera data … and the high ISO this was shot at. … This icon in the lower right or the I on your keyboard, … will take you to the Info panel. … We can see this was captured with a Canon 7D … at an ISO of 1,600, which is pretty high for that camera. … To get to the noise reduction … that's found in the Detail panel inside of Edit. … I'm going to jump there with a Command + 4. … You could use a Control + 4 on a Windows. …
- Understanding the histogram
- Enhancing image details
- Adding a vignette effect
- Reducing noise
- Straightening a subject with geometry
- Making creative color adjustments for drama
- Reducing distractions
- Highlighting your subject
- Adding and smoothing detail
- Exporting photos
- Selecting file options for web or print
Skill Level Beginner
Simple Photo Edits On Your Phonewith Tracey Clark1h 48m Intermediate
Learning the Lightroom Ecosystemwith Theresa Jackson1h 39m Intermediate
1. The Basics: Composition, Tone, Color
2. Beyond the Basics: Effects and Detail
3. Selective Edits for Impact
4. Get Photos Out of Lightroom
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