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Leonard62

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"RE: DX vs. FX"

Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library Nikonian since 15th Mar 2009
Mon 07-Jan-13 12:27 PM

Perfect example, Joe.

The first thing I see is the bird isn't in focus, the tree branches look a little sharper.

The levels are off and favoring the right by quite a bit. Bring up the blacks and the whole photo will look shaper with better contrast.

You shot at 1/1000 sec which should be fast enough for a 420 mm telephoto. But even the branches aren't as sharp as they could be. How much of a crop is this?

This is what your levels look like.

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This is with the levels optimized.
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It does appear that the camera focused on the branches and not the bird. But I think it still can be sharper. The other thing to look at is VR. Did you wait for VR to settle down before pressing the shutter?

Len





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