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. -- Robert Krawitz <r...@alum.mit.edu> *** MIT Engineers A Proud Tradition http://mitathletics.com *** Member of the League for Programming Freedom -- http://ProgFree.org Project lead for Gutenprint -- http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net "Linux doesn't dictate how I work, I dictate how Linux works." --Eric Crampton ____________________________________________________________________________ darktable user mailing list to unsubscribe send a mail to darktable-user+unsubscr...@lists.darktable.org