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Author Topic: Noisy Photo  (Read 266 times)

Offline philbach

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Noisy Photo
« on: July 09, 2018, 07:21:00 AM »
Hi.  Here is the original photo.  It has a lot of multicolor noise in it.  I suspect this was in the original photo possibly due to the camera being set at a very high iso value.  So should I try to deal with this problem or just ignore it.  Thanks.

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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2018, 08:51:39 AM »
Hi phil..I would check with your distributor or Margie but if I were doing it I'd attempt to get rid of it. Good luck and look forward to your final  :up:
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Offline philbach

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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2018, 01:58:52 PM »
Thanks Lynnya.  I did check with my distributor and she thought it would be a good idea as well.
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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2018, 02:27:49 PM »
I selected the girl, Expanded the selection by 33 and Feathered 30, selected the Inverse. It looks like Reduce Color Noise at 100 and Reduce Noise 3 smooths it out so it's not so distracting, but not too blurry.



Offline Hannie

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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2018, 01:46:38 AM »
Nice!
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Offline philbach

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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2018, 08:03:03 AM »
Hi.  Before I read Bambi's post, I copied the layer and added a layer mask to select the background.   I then used the Camera Raw/Detail/Luminance and color filters to blur the background.



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Offline Hannie

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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2018, 08:37:28 AM »
Worked great!
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Offline Shadow

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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2018, 08:49:03 AM »
Really nice Phil.  :up:
And thanks for showing your process Bambi.

Offline philbach

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Re: Noisy Photo
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2018, 07:10:33 AM »
Thanks, Shadow.  In both cases Bambi and I used photoshops filters.   I did try Neat Image and Nik's Define first but I got the best results with Photoshops filters. 
phil