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As he picked up Android police, Google Photos users can now apply manual focus and noise reduction filters to their photos, helping to reduce the two most common quality problems in digital photography.
New focus and focus tools are located in the Adjustment section of the Edit menu and allow users to reduce image blur in ‘soft’ images or even out grainy image noise that can often be found in a photo in low light.
The focusing tool can be subtle or extreme. I recommend it sparingly and only where it is absolutely necessary. The first enlargement of your image helps a lot. Just slowly move the slider until you can see an improvement – more than this and you will start to make your photo worse.
The Denoise tool seems to be a more blunt instrument. It can definitely help improve the look of grainy images, but it can also make them blurry and horrible when overdone.
Unfortunately, both tools are limited because they can be applied to the whole image in one go. This is especially problematic when using the Denoise tool, because setting the correct level for noisy parts of the image often results in the destruction of detail on the rest of the image.
What is really needed is the ability to focus or smooth only certain areas of the photo that really need it. This feature may be added in a future update, and hopefully not only for paying users.
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