Dealing with Noise and Sharpness

a presentation given to the RA Photo Club

BinaryRhyme-NoiseAndSharpnessOn 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 presentation.