FZ200 samples

Started Aug 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
jakesan
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Re: FZ200 samples
In reply to Antal J, Aug 8, 2012

I have found that resizing, even a small amount, is very very bad for fine detail. Very bad.

-Create a blank sheet in Photoshop (or editor of choice).
-Draw some 1-pixel wide lines to represent fine detail.
-Be sure to put in some vertical and horizontal lines.
-Draw some wider lines and some other shapes.
-Resize it 1% or 50%, it doesn't matter. Try .1% if you have doubts.
-Now look at your lines (yes, pixel peep).
Yuck

You can do some sharpening but sorry, the "real" detail is already gone. Sharpening in this case is a bandaid.

The IQ difference is noticable with real photos even on snapshot size prints.

When critically evaluating IQ using resized images is useless.
... which is why Panasonic is not allowing it.

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