Why use Pentax?

Started Mar 18, 2013 | Questions thread
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Alex Sarbu Veteran Member • Posts: 5,678
Re: Hirakawa Jun and "The Depiction of Solid Objects"

moving_comfort wrote:

ultimitsu wrote:...

So what exactly makes a good lens? the "spice" as Mr Jun HIrakawa puts it? ...

It is fine that you subscribe to HIrakawa's philosophy but it is a tab arrogant to call everyone else foolish.

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It's not foolish to ask 'what exactly makes a good lens', but it truly isn't just MTF scores. I'm sure it is fully quantifiable - but it may be shortsighted to say that the quantifying stops at MTF, CA, distortion.

In short I guess I'm saying I subscribe to Hirakawa Jun's philosophy also.

Wait... are you trying to say... that shooting flat test charts is not the meaning of photography? 

Alex

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