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Photographing Indoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Shooting Basketball, Martial Arts, and Other Low-light Sports by Alan Hess

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Postproduction

Editing Techniques to Get the Best Results

Huge advances in digital editing have occurred along with the advances in digital photography. You can now adjust just about everything in your images using applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Lightroom. When it comes to editing action photos taken in low light, I generally do two things: reduce the noise and convert the images to black and white (if needed).

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Noise Reduction

When shooting action in low light, a primary issue that comes up is digital noise due to the high ISO settings. The noise shows up as random spots of color that are more noticeable in smooth tone areas of ...

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