02-11-2019 10:52 AM
"But it turns out this is a built-in feature if you use Lightroom."..." but there are techniques to build one fairly quickly) and then de-noise the image with the edge-mask protecting the edges."
It is also "built-in" to Photoshop's ACR. It works exactly the same as the one in LR. All Raw images are imported in ACR when you use PS. It has very similar or exactly the same controls found in LR. WHen you use the accompanying program Bridge, PS becomes almost identical to LR with the added advantages in editing offered by PS.