Is lens sharpness king?

Started May 9, 2011 | Discussions thread
DaiG
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Re: the 18-200 is quite sharp though (sample)
In reply to antoineb, May 13, 2011

I'd put 'sharpness' at 0 / 10 - I don't like 'sharpness'; I don't ever apply any sharpness in camera or post-processing. 'Sharpness' to me is digital nastiness that takes me further away from wet chemistry photography.

Ultimately, it's the printed photograph that is important - bokeh and detail are important in this respect which will be characteristics of the lens but, generally, the machinery used is incidental, apart from the printer . . .

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