Too sharp lenses?

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Gerry Winterbourne Forum Pro • Posts: 15,661
Re: Too sharp lenses?

sybersitizen wrote:

Gerry Winterbourne wrote:

... you aren't considering IQ in its full range of meanings. What would improve the quality of this picture?

Depends on what you value and how closely you look. For example, even if sharpness is ignored, I see some CA and weird edge stuff going on at full resolution:

It's not my intention to be hypercritical, but you did ask.

This lens is an old Tamron Ada[tall lens that by the conventional standards that people apply to IQ isn't just [poor, it's dreadful. But for some p[pictures - viewed as pictures, not test specimens - it produces a creaminess that "better" lenses can't match.

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