DeNoise software

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I have been using Topaz DeNoise software occasionally (though I use Topaz Sharpen a lot). Both are billed as ‘AI’, and both give good results. In the past few days Adobe have added ‘DeNoise’ to Lightroom, again billing it as AI. I decided to do a quick and dirty side-by-side test. Yesterday I took an against the light photograph of …

35mm Slide Restoration

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I am now approaching my slide archives in a  somewhat more disciplined way. I first starting using slide film in 1970, and chose Agfa CT 18. Mot exactly sure why, but I enjoyed the colours and it was widely available. Films were sent back to Agfa and returned in tough, orange plastic boxes, properly mounted in plastic. I had inherited …