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Old Sep 28, 2004, 8:41 PM   #1
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My Rebel takes great images, but when the lights go out and the exposure time lengthens, my photos come out a bit grainy. Any advise on how to clean them up a bit?
I've set my ISO at 800 and keep my exposure time as low as I possibly can, but if there is any total dark, it's filled with snow, if just a light dusting. What can I do?
There's a full moon tonight. I'm on the water and want to get some good reflection shots!
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Old Sep 28, 2004, 9:17 PM   #2
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lower your ISO and use a tripod to enable you longer exposures or use faster lens like a F2.8.
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Old Sep 28, 2004, 10:08 PM   #3
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Hello Syndstryder;

You've probably heard this as well, but in addition to adjusting your ISO/aperture/shutter speed, (each of which has a trade off - you'll have to decide what you want from your pictures) there are also some excellent programs out there that are specifically designed to reduce or even eliminate noise. The program I use is called Neat Image. It does an excellent job of cleaning up noisy images. There is also one called Noise Ninja, and a couple of others as well. Some of these will run as Photoshop plugins. I highly reccommend you try some of them out.



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Old Oct 1, 2004, 2:00 AM   #4
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Thought you might enjoy this picture I took with my new Drebel the other night. An ambulance when by and put those high red lights there. It was 11pm. I discovered the manual mode using the 'bulb' setting. This picture also in Weekly Challenge

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Old Oct 1, 2004, 4:07 PM   #5
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Noise Ninja is a good program for cleaning up noisy images.


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