How to Enhance Alluring Abstracts with Topaz DeNoise + Clarity

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Presented by: Software covered: ,

The inspiration for this photograph came from a camera club friend. They showed me a few photos and I was fascinated. Who knew smoke was so beautiful!?

I decided one afternoon to give the technique a try for myself, and though it took me a little while to dial in my settings I was very pleased with the resulting photos. The only catch: using natural light I was forced to crank the ISO to 4000 to attain my desired shutter speed which resulted in quite a bit of noise.

Thankfully, Topaz DeNoise did a superb job at minimizing the digital grain. By coupling DeNoise with Clarity, I was able to emphasize the details and colors while maintaining the integrity of the photograph.

Continue Reading