How To SHARPEN & REDUCE NOISE in Luminar 4


In this video I explain everything you need to know to properly sharpen and reduce noise in Luminar 4.

I encourage you to try Luminar 4 out first before you purchase it. Visit Skylum’s website at the link below:

At the top of the page, hover over the word “Luminar” – a menu should open and you can download the trial version from there. It is a fully working trial that expires in 15 days.

If you decide to purchase Luminar 4, use my Promo Code:


to save yourself a few bucks.

Gear & Settings used for the image shown in the video:

Nikon D500:
Nikon 70-200mm F2.8 VRii Lens:

Manual Mode with Auto ISO
Spot Metering Mode – metered on the Gorilla’s eye
Single Point Focus – Focused on the eye of the Gorilla.
Auto White Balance
-1 stop of exposure compensation (Because I was metering off the dark skin and fur of the gorilla)
1/320, F8.0, iso: 6400 at 200mm

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