Sharpness loss by camera or support or technique..
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2017-07-20 Leica M10: Moiré
Digital capture technology is discrete, and not the same as film..
Making image captures look sharp..
Getting peak performance from your lens.
Improvements on the workhorse D800E..
D800E supplement and comparisons with Nikon D800..
50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..
Nikon D3s low-light versatile DSLR..
30 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..
Verions 2 — 36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..
36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..
24-megapixel APS-C DSLR with SuperResolution true-color..
Canon’s tiny and lovely pancake lens..
A whopping 4/3 stop faster than other lenses in its range..
Extraordinary optical efforts for outstanding performance..
Sigma’s best portrait lens..
Nikon’s classic-design manual focus moderate wide angle..
Articles written for MediumFormat.com..
Image quality assessments..
Mid-range zoom lens equivalent to 26-53mm f/3.3..
High performance macro photography on medium format, equivalent to 99mm f/3.3..
Normal lens equivqlent to 53mm..
Medium format telephoto lens, 74mm equivalent..
Medium telephoto macro lens for Pentax 645 digital and film..
Lens performance at 80 megapixels..
How does Leica’s medium format entry measure up in ergonomics, image quality, etc?.
Examples and comparison from the various lenses.
Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .
Rendering style, bokeh and beauty..
Fast portrait telephoto for Nikon Z..
4th Generation standard-setting camera..
Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..
Vibration from the shutter highly damaging to image sharpness..
A7R II modified sensor cover glass for Leica M lens performance..
Ultra high performance medium telephoto..
Comapact mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.
The best compact big-sensor digital camera yet?.
Fixed 28mm lens with APS-C sensor free of anti-aliasing blur with wonderful color..
Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..
Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..
Flagship model for 2017..
Full size m4/3 camera body with a video orientation..
Can smaller sensor cameras compete with larger ones on any basis?.
Panasonic G-1 especially compared to the Olympus E-P1. Intriguing results with RAW vs in-camera JPEG. RAW file included for your own analysis..
Ultra wide angle lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X..
Leica’s 28-70mm APS-C compact camera..
Mirrorless Sigma Quattro larger APS-H sensor with interchangeable lenses..
28mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..
Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..
Relative sharpness and performance across cameras..
Relative sharpness and performance vs APS-C cameras..
24-megapixel CMOS monochrome sensor..
Leica’s widest prime lens..
Leica’s fastest and widest lens..
Leica’s best-performing 21mm..
Leica’s superlative and most natural lens for the M..
Leica’s compact low-distortion normal lens..
Compact lens for portraiture or similar..
Fast and ultra high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2017-07-20 Leica M10: Moiré
2015-04-22 Pentax K3 II: Out-Innovating Nikon and Canon
2015-02-24 Mitigating Color Aliasing via Diffraction
2014-07-16 Nikon D810 About to Ship
2014-06-27 “D810 Live View is Good”
2014-06-26 Thoughts on Nikon D810
2014-06-25 Nikon Announces D810
2013-09-24 The Perfect Camera for the 80% Case
2013-09-15 Thoughts on a Full-Frame Sony NEX
2013-08-27 Sony RX1R Detail
2013-08-19 Sony RX1R Impressions
2013-08-10 Sony RX1R Review Coverage
2013-05-02 Nikon D800E vs Canon 5D Mark III: Sharpness
2013-04-10 Leica M Typ 240 / M240: Color Aliasing
2013-04-03 Nikon Coolpix A Sensor
2013-04-02 Nikon Coolpix A Initial Comments
2013-02-21 Nikon D7100 — No Anti-Aliasing Filter
2012-05-08 Reader Comment on Nikon D800: Aliasing
2012-04-22 Fujifilm X-Pro1 Review
2012-02-10 Reader Comments: Why Both a D800 and D800E?
2012-02-07 Nikon D800E: Moiré
2012-02-07 36-Megapixel Nikon D800 and D800E
2008-03-27 Digital artifacts
2007-12-05 Followup on Nikon D3 aliasing
2007-12-03 Nikon D3 aliasing
2006-01-06 Whither the digital monochrome camera?