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FAQ: What is Noise in a Digital Photograph?

In-depth answer to a basic digital photography question

ArticleComposition and Exposure Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, March 15, 2011

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You’ve probably read or heard about unacceptable noise in digital photos. What does that mean and how does it occur?

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TAGS: digital camera,  low light,  ISO,  noise,  noise reduction,  Focus on low light photography 

Handling Noise in the Digital Darkroom

How to reduce noise, carefully, in Photoshop, Lightroom, and beyond

ArticleDigital Darkroom, Post-Processing & Printing Techniques and How-Tos - by Diane Miller, March 8, 2011

Noise always increases with ISO and there is no magic bullet for it, but it is controllable with a little care.

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TAGS: noise,  noise reduction,  Photoshop CS5,  Focus on low light photography 

Product Review: Nik Dfine 2.0

Grain, grain, go away!

ArticleDigital Darkroom, Post-Processing & Printing Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, March 3, 2011

Low light, high-ISO photography has never been easier and image quality has never been better than it is today. But there’s still digital noise. Let’s take a look at Nik Dfine, a popular noise-reduction plug-in.

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TAGS: digital darkroom,  noise,  noise reduction,  software,  Nik,  Focus on low light photography 

Know your camera’s limits

Match the tool to the picture-taking task

ArticleQuick Photography Tips Techniques and How-Tos - by Derek Doeffinger, December 19, 2008

Do you know your digital camera’s strengths and weaknesses? They can vary so let’s look at a few critical areas to make sure you aren’t losing image quality because you aren’t compensating for your camera’s weaknesses.

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TAGS: digital camera,  megapixels,  white balance,  noise,  limits,  exposure accuracy 

Close-up Mode

Your guide to digital camera scene modes

ArticleMacro Photography Techniques and How-Tos - by Jon Sienkiewicz, May 21, 2008

Three rules apply to all close-up photos—all are governed by the unbendable Natural Laws of Physics.

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TAGS: digital,  camera,  close-up,  compact,  mode,  scene,  nikon speedlight,  noise,  Nikon D90,  noise reduction,  Nikon P6000,  Focus on Macro Photography 

Tell your noisy images to shut up

Software grain-reduction strategies

ArticleDigital Darkroom, Post-Processing & Printing Techniques and How-Tos - by Joe Farace, February 19, 2008

No single noise reduction program or Adobe Photoshop-compatible plug-in is a perfect solution and while you may try hard, you may never achieve digital noise nirvana. But here's the good news...

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TAGS: digital,  photoshop,  layers,  images,  noise,  300mm lens 

"High resolution" compacts, low light don’t mix

Low light causes problems for photographers. Let's solve them.

ArticleQuick Photography Tips Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, February 18, 2008

So-called "high-resolution" compact cameras (8MP and up) and low light are a recipe for disaster, as illustrated in the photos below. (The technical explanation follows.)

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TAGS: digital,  camera,  SLR,  DSLR,  compact,  low light,  noise,  grain 

How to remove dust and scratches from scans

Flatbed scanning tip

ArticleDigital Darkroom, Post-Processing & Printing Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, December 15, 2007

If you have a stack of favorite old prints, you may want to scan them for your digital archive. Here are some common-sense tips that will help you scan with your flatbed scanner more efficiently.

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TAGS: dust,  scanning,  scanner,  noise,  flatbed,  remove 

Get Rid of Digital Noise

Stop the visual static

ArticleDigital Darkroom, Post-Processing & Printing Techniques and How-Tos - by Joe Farace, November 12, 2007

Noise in digital photographs is the visual equivalent of static. Most digital cameras add some level of noise to images. In traditional photography the nearest equivalent is film grain. Digital noise is noticeable in high ISOs and is more visible in areas of uniform color, such as skies and shadows.

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TAGS: digital,  camera,  photoshop,  adobe,  adobe photoshop,  noise 

NASA: Nikons in Space!

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, December 22, 2009

Tags:   low light,  noise,  noise reduction,  Nikon D3s,  Astronomy 

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