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[OM] Re: : Digital vs film resolution

Subject: [OM] Re: : Digital vs film resolution
From: ScottGee1 <scottgee1@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 10:59:47 -0500
Interesting point.  In the olden days we used to discuss lens and film
qualities as camera bodies were regarded as making a relatively
neutral contribution to images.  Digibodies are now front and center
with meaningful discourse about optics occurring only amongst the
cognoscenti, i.e., Us.

The different palettes offered by film are gone (except for the 'faux'
ones in the Fuji S3) with their closest approximation being
modifications that can be made in an image editor.  Popular
Photography and Imaging recently had a column/tutorial showing us how
to create 'Velvia-like' color in Photoshop.

FWIW/ScottGee1


On 3/9/06, Brian Swale <bj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>
> Hi Chuck & all
>
> This argument avoids the contribution of lens quality.
>
> I am increasingly not satisfied with the 14-45mm DZuiko, yet people keep
> saying how good the E-1 is. The  gap in the argument must be the lens.
>
> Brian
> >
> > I never have understood why low resolution digital looks so good
> > compared to film until I found this.  Now it all makes sense.
> > <http://www.luminous-landscape.com/essays/clumps.shtml>
> >
> > Chuck Norcutt
>
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