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Hi ISO portrait ...

Discussion in 'People' started by Boobie Joe, Sep 21, 2005.

  1. I used a unusual combination for this one (self-portrait).

    A wide angle Zoom + an ISO 800 setting and no strobe.

    I also converted to BW because I usually like the noise in BW pics.

    I found an interesting way to seriously reduce the noise as well in NC 4.3.1
    My good friend Benoit G lead me to it.

    I use Moire Noise reduction and it clears the chroma noise quite efficiently. All the noise left looks like film grain rather than color noise.

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  2. Very nice natural light image Yves. Noise is very minimal. Good job with the conversion.
  3. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Moire reduction, eh, I gotta try that. At this size, I honestly don't see any noise. Now, don't get mad, but do you think a slightly higher camera angle, and pose that's leaning forward a bit more would help with the look of the neck? :tongue:
  4. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Very nicely done, Yves.
  5. Very nicely done as always Yves.
    Question: Did you just use Moire noise reduction alone? or colour and /or edge reduction as well?
    Also did you convert to B&W in Capture or photoshop ?


  6. U know Steven ... Yes to all your questions and suggestions ...

    Now I am very mad at you for noticing this ... lololol

  7. Moire reduction alone setting high, B&W conversion and contrast adj done in NC 4.3.1
  8. I must say that the noise (grain) is very small indeed, it's not even noticeable.
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