Sony Carl Zeiss 135mm f/1.7 -- too sharp for the Maxxum 7D

Discussion in 'Sony' started by Alan Browne, Jul 14, 2007.

  1. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest

    Wide open (f/1.7, 1/800, open shade, [email protected], from RAW, Maxxum 7D, ISO 100)

    Unsharp mask... note the staircase in the middle, back petal. This is
    apparent in the RAW file as well. See last linked image [W/O sharpening])

    Downsampled
    http://www.aliasimages.com/images/CZ135f1.7/OrangeFlowersPICT5234SML.jpg
    201K

    Full size
    http://www.aliasimages.com/images/CZ135f1.7/OrangeFlowersPICT5234.jpg
    761K

    Section at full size
    http://www.aliasimages.com/images/CZ135f1.7/OrangeFlowersPICT5234Sect.jpg
    282K

    and that's on a 6 Mpix camera. If Sony does a 12+ Mpix camera ...

    (Note: focusing this thing is a challenge).

    Is this lens *too* sharp for a 6 mpix?
    http://www.aliasimages.com/images/CZ135f1.7/OrangeFlowersPICT5234Staircase.jpg

    Cheers,
    Alan.
     
    Alan Browne, Jul 14, 2007
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  2. all of them-HTTP 404 file not found/
    I'm sorry....
     
    Tzortzakakis Dimitrios, Jul 15, 2007
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  3. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest


    Turns out that the "sharpening" was on in the RAW import (I'm not used
    to the CS3 version where the "sharpening" control is hidden in another tab).
    IMO there should be no sharpening at all at the import stage, only on an
    image ready for display/print.

    Cheers,
    Alan
     
    Alan Browne, Jul 15, 2007
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  4. Alan Browne

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    re-named the directory correctly.

    Fixed the problem (PS CS3 error on my part, sharpening in RAW import).

    Cheers,
    Alan
     
    Alan Browne, Jul 15, 2007
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