Dealing with Noise and Sharpness

Dealing with Noise and Sharpness

a presentation given to the RA Photo Club On digital cameras, increasing the ISO values is effectively the same as turning up the volume on an amplifier. At a certain point, distortion appears, which manifests itself as noise on the photo. Reducing noise often negatively impacts sharpness. What is to be done? How a Digital Sensor Works What is Noise? Various Kinds of Noise Tools Techniques Trade-offs Adding Noise for Effect You can downlad a .pdf of the...
Working with Light

Working with Light

a presentation given to the RA Photo Club Reflected light is what a photographer captures. Knowing how light behaves and how to work with it is an essential skill. This presentation offers a quick introduction to some fundamentals. Properties of Light How to handle various situations Lighting the face Multiple flash & studio You can downlad a .pdf of the...
Event and Concert Photography

Event and Concert Photography

a presentation given to the Orleans Photo Club Events are everywhere – from birthdays and anniversaries to charity fund raisers to political rallies. Concert photography raises challenges of low light, high action scenes. Why I like Event Photography Goals of Event Photography Kitting Up – The Tools of the Trade Techniques to Remember Problems and Solutions Creative Ideas Concert Photography Specifically You can downlad a .pdf of the...