Keep Down the Noise!

This week I thought I’d write about another subject that I am frequently asked about, noise. First let’s take a look at noise as it pertains to photography. What is noise? Well, noise is the pixelation that happens in your images when you use too much ISO. Many of the new cameras are capable of high ISO settings, some as high as 256,000 believe it or not. Increasing the ISO on your camera allows you to compensate for low light conditions but is not the ideal way to compensate for it. The ISO setting makes your cameras sensor more sensitive …