Tagged: Noise reduction

Noise Reduction using Neat Image

I took the following photo using a Nikon 1 V2, 1″ sensor camera, at ISO 800. This is a big enlargement of a tiny section of a photo of a Titan II rocket launcher (from underneath). This was a very dark location, in the basement of the Evergreen Aviation Museum building. I processed this image using Neat Image 8, the latest version of the Neat Image noise reduction software. You can...

Panasonic Lumix GH-2 Firmware 1.1 update just released

Joint update service for Four Thirds lenses | Digital Camera | Digital AV | Consumer Products | Support | Panasonic Global. Notably, the new firmware adds Improved noise reduction for low light usage Powered zoom lens features to work with the new X-Series lenses 25p mode for PAL cameras 30p mode for NTSC cameras Improvements to auto focus Improvements to burst mode The better online discussion as to what the new...

Reducing image noise in the Canon XH A1

The Canon XH A1 is not very old, but it is tape-based, which today seems quaint and dated! However, the camera shoots excellent images and its 20x zoom lens remains amazing. ¬†Even at 1440×1080 HDV, it shoots sharper and lower noise images than most of the consumer 1920×1080 camcorders. But when comparing to my Lumix GH-2 in daylight, the XH-A1 has some image noise that resembles film graininess. Some people actually...