Brush the Noise Reduction adjustment on an image
You use the Noise Reduction Quick Brush adjustment to remove digital noise in a specific area of an image.
Selectively reduce noise in an image
Select a photo.
Do one of the following:
In the Adjustments inspector or the Adjustments pane of the Inspector HUD, choose Quick Brushes > Noise Reduction from the Add Adjustment pop-up menu.
In the tool strip, choose Noise Reduction from the Quick Brush pop-up menu .
The Noise Reduction Brush HUD appears, and the Noise Reduction adjustment controls appear in the Adjustments inspector and the Adjustments pane of the Inspector HUD, if both are shown.
Specify the brush stroke settings using the controls in the Noise Reduction Brush HUD.
Brush the adjustment on the area of the image where you want to reduce the digital noise.
Modify the Noise Reduction adjustment after it has been applied to an image
Select a photo with the Noise Reduction adjustment applied to it.
In the Noise Reduction area of the Adjustments inspector or the Adjustments pane of the Inspector HUD, adjust the following settings:
To specify the area over which the Noise Reduction adjustment is applied: Use the Radius parameter controls.
To specify the amount of edge detail to preserve in areas of high contrast: Use the Edge Detail parameter controls.