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NOISE BUSTER!

posted by pixelbase, Dec 13, 2008 8:20 PM — 2 comments

Here's a quick and dirty way to get rid of color noise. (That's the nasty variety that mostly messes up the shadows.)

No expensive filters, or plug-ins required!

First, just duplicate your noisy background layer.

Second, select Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur, and blur it until all the colors run together and you can't see the details any more.

Third, switch the Blend Mode to Color.

The results: Noise goes, detail stays.

Try it. You might like it.

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1. posted by St_John, Dec 18, 2008 4:38 AM

@pixelbase,

i'm using Photoshop CS4.
i couldn't find the Blend Menu, will you help me?

thank you.


2. posted by jelaga, Dec 23, 2008 1:55 PM

Hmmm, Interesting...must try..., Thanks :)

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