Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.

| |

Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries News Workshops Shop Recommended
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising
Go to a  "printer friendly" view of this message which allow an easy print Print Go to the page which allows you to send this topic link and a message to a friend Email this topic to a friend
Forums Lobby MASTER YOUR NIKON CAMERA Nikon D60/D50/D40 (Public) topic #44474
View in linear mode

Subject: "RE: Sharpening?" Previous topic | Next topic
mkbee1 Silver Member  West Valley, US  Nikonian since 26th Nov 2012 Sat 22-Dec-12 04:43 PM
664 posts Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin    Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this authorClick to view this author's profile
#3. "RE: Sharpening?"
In response to In response to 2

Alex; Thanks for your reply.

I always shot my D 50 in JPEG, and view it on Windows 7/Picasa. My monitor is calibrated as close as I can come, which appears pretty close, and when I try sharpening from Picasa, I can't tell much about it, except when the levels get nearly maximum, the image goes all wonky, looking like a bad HDR!

Actually, even after I found out there was this digital thing called sharpening, which previously was something I only did to my hunting knives, and my wife's kitchen knives, I seldom observed what I thought was the need for any additional sharpening in my images.

But, in the True Spirit of Never Leaving Well Enough Alone, I started reading,(I'm a photographer,right?)and thought; "Hmmm...I wonder if there is something I am missing?"

The jury is still out. My buddy, the Canon shooter, sharpens the merrie Aitch out of his, but I really can't tell much difference between his'n and mine, except mine are better!

I have bought a D90, and found Ken Rockwell's site, where he has a D90 user's guide, so I set it at his recommendation, where it will stay, until I think it will be an advantage to change, if ever.


It is a Fine and Pleasant Madness

Visit my Nikonians gallery.


Alert Print | Reply | Quote

A general, generic topicSharpening? [View all] , mkbee1 Silver Member, Thu 20-Dec-12 05:58 PM
Subject Author Message Date ID
Reply message RE: Sharpening? mklass Platinum Member As a semi-professional involved in all manner of photographic genres including portraiture, sports, commercial, and events coverage, Mick is always ready to help Nikonians by sharing his deep knowledge of photography and printing. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014
20th Dec 2012
Reply message RE: Sharpening? Scotty Silver Member
22nd Dec 2012
Reply message RE: Sharpening? mkbee1 Silver Member
22nd Dec 2012
     Reply message RE: Sharpening? JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit.
23rd Dec 2012
     Reply message RE: Sharpening? Scotty Silver Member
23rd Dec 2012
          Reply message RE: Sharpening? mkbee1 Silver Member
24th Dec 2012

Forums Lobby MASTER YOUR NIKON CAMERA Nikon D60/D50/D40 (Public) topic #44474 Previous topic | Next topic