How to Enhance Alluring Abstracts with Topaz DeNoise + Clarity
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.