The whole question of lens sharpness...

Started Jun 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
UtahManSir
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Re: The whole question of lens sharpness...
In reply to gdourado, Jun 12, 2013

gdourado wrote:

Hello, how are you?

So, after spending a lot of time on photography sites, blogs and forums, one thing that seems to always be mentioned is lens sharpness.

There seems to be sort of an obsession about sharpness that always generates flaming debates about sharpness, bad copies, sample variation and such...

This got me wondering... Do we really need more and more sharpness? For portraits, events, models... is super sharpness even a good thing? How much is enough? And why do people get so turned on by this?

Hope to hear your opinion on this matter.

Cheers!

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The sharper the lens, the bigger I can print. I hate to tell a client that I cannot print something the size they want because the file is not sharp enough and breaks down at larger print sizes.

Lloyd

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