Details, DP2M and Pixel-Peeping ...

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FDecker Senior Member • Posts: 1,826
Re: Details, DP2M and Pixel-Peeping ...

xpatUSA wrote:

FDecker wrote:

So, you artificially created an object with single pixel resolution just to show that, without pixel-peeping, the details of this object can‘t be properly seen on a normal monitor or iPad or whatever....?

I detect a certain incredulity and a bit of spin:

1) The object has single pixel dimensions, not "resolution".

Because it is a mesh, single pixel dimension also means single pixel resolution, right?

2) The illustration proves to my satisfaction that the details of ANY object "can‘t be properly seen on a normal monitor or iPad or whatever" - not just "this object". My thread uses "this object" as an example because it, being an artificial construct, avoids the inevitable obfuscation caused by a real image taken with a real lens by a real photographer.

The main point of this thread is to show that pixel-peeping is necessary when one is interested in examining how detail is rendered in an image. Often, 100% doesn't hack it, unless ...

Well, if this was your intention, I think you made it clear, obviously.

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