The whole question of lens sharpness...

Started Jun 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
Jeff
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Re: A different view ...
In reply to Reilly Diefenbach, Jun 21, 2013

Reilly Diefenbach wrote:

Jeff wrote:

Reilly Diefenbach wrote:

My advice to anyone on the fence would be to go for the highest MP body you can afford, then look for great cheap lenses to match if you're budget limited. They are out there in quantity, and you won't be disappointed. 4K monitors and big flat panels are here, and the more pixels the merrier.

I strongly disagree with this blanket advice. If maximizing detail is your thing -- I'm not judging, that's an interesting thing to do -- then fine.

It is indeed my thing and a whole lot of others, and the only sane reason to lug around four or five pounds of camera and lens and spend lots of time and money on hard and software :^) Also microcontrast and overall "pop" which gets better as you go up the chain. Even a casual snapshot take on a whole new intensity. ( not my shot.)

As I said, if that's your thing ...

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