On Sat, 10 Mar 2018 17:48:55 +0100, David Vincent-Jones wrote:
> On 03/10/2018 05:34 PM, Robert Krawitz wrote:
>> On Sat, 10 Mar 2018 17:04:45 +0100, David Vincent-Jones wrote:
>>> When I apply the 'denoise (profiled)' onto a fairly raw image the
>>> results, on my data, look quite acceptable. I have been trying to see
>>> which modules that I am using are creating more noise than others.
>>> In another test I have used the para. mask to eliminate some processing
>>> from sky areas ... it is a bit tedious but it appears to help. I still
>>> feel that the blue is the trouble-maker.
>> Tedious is something I cannot abide when I'm processing a few hundred
>> game photos (much less 3 weeks ago, when I had 600 frames).  I need
>> the most efficient workflow I can get.  It's already wasteful to me
>> that I can't simply hit space to move to the next photo and be able to
>> crop right away; I need to click on the crop settings to be able to
>> crop.
>> For my use case, I don't need absolute elimination of noise, but I
>> like to cut down the noise some for the very high ISO settings I use.
>> If I were able to shoot at ISO 1600 I wouldn't even both bother with
>> NR at all.  But I don't want artifacts or complete removal of detail.
>> If I didn't have an alternative I'd accept the noise.
> Yes, high ISO does give extra problems. My Fuji has a 'sweet-spot' for
> noise at 800 and I have almost locked my camera on that setting .... and
> I am certainly not shooting as many frames as are you.
> If it were me, facing your situation, I would seriously shoot JPG and
> let the camera manufacturer do all the hard work of processing. That is
> the Fuji advantage that the style options for JPG output are really very
> fine and also very varied.

I do shoot JPEG only.  I need to.  I shoot something like 2000 frames
per game, but I want to get the noise down a tad.
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