Are differences in lenses only seen at 100%?

Started Feb 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ray Ritchie
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Re: Are differences in lenses only seen at 100%?
In reply to PHXAZCRAIG, Feb 8, 2013

I'd have to say that comparison is rigged, Craig. The polarizer helps to increase the color saturation and the contrast, so it improves the perception of sharpness. Without an 18-200 shot with polarizer, it's impossible to say whether the 24-70 is visibly better in a downsized image.

I'm not saying the 18-200 is "just as good" as the 24-70, of course. Just that, for small screen-sized images, the difference between the two is a lot less than this particular comparison would seem to imply.

Ray
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