Sometimes there just isn’t that much Light around and you need to crank up the ISO to capture the scene you have envisioned When you increase your ISO on a digital camera, your processor amplifies the signal it receives from the sensor to make it stronger, much like an amplifier on a stereo, it makes a quiet signal much louder. The downside of using a high ISO is that artifacts in your image also magnified. These artifacts appear as Color Noise and Luminosity noise.
We cover using the Surface Blur, dust and scratches, and Reduce Noise Filters. Learn how to use a combination of these Filters along with blending modes, Opacity and Layer Masks to maintain a high Level of control when removing the Noise from your image and to preserve details in the important parts of the image.
Unlike most professions, photography starts easy and gets harder the more you care about doing it right. It can be a frustrating process, but here’s how to avoid the most common mistakes photographers make and a few tips on how to rise above them.
Photography has changed a lot over the years. There are always new concepts to learn and creative techniques to explore – and there’s no better way to do it than by picking up an inspiring book. Here are our top 20 picks for the best photography books of all time to get you started.
Shooting in RAW has its ups and downs, but the flexibility it offers is a big plus for photographers. And, while it’s often the preferred format for pros, should you always shoot RAW? Here are some myths and realities of RAW vs. JPEG.