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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening

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8. Sharpening and noise reduction

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Photograph: HMS Victory, Portsmouth, UK © 2006 Martin EveningCanon EOS 1Ds Mk II | 70 mm | 200 ISO | f/7.1 @ 1/500th

How to make full use of the capture sharpening and noise reduction controls in the Detail panel

Digital capture undoubtedly offers photographers the potential to capture finer detail than was previously possible with film. It is also important to understand that presharpening has always been an integral part of the digital-capture process. There are many reasons why it is necessary to presharpen an image. The process of converting the light information that hits the photosites on the sensor and ...

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