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OS X Finder: Instant Contact Sheet

Select the desired images (e.g., all of them via Edit => Select All), then press the space bar to show a new preview window.

Raw images will take a few seconds each to display, even on a fast computer.

For the best view, enter full screen mode using the upper right diagonal arrows in the window, resulting in the view shown below. Use the ESC key to exit.

Observe the Index Sheet button below. Alternately, use the same 4-squares control in the upper left of the window when not in full screen view.

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  • Eases into photographic challenges with an introductory section.
  • Covers aspects of digital sensor technology that relate to getting the best image quality.
  • Technique section discusses every aspect of making a sharp image handheld or on a tripod.
  • Depth of field and how to bypass depth of field limitations via focus stacking.
  • Optical aberrations: what they are, what they look like, and what to do about them.
  • MTF, field curvature, focus shift: insight into the limitations of lab tests and why imaging performance is far more complex than it appears.
  • Optical aberrations: what they are, what they look like, and what to do about them.
  • How to test a lens for a “bad sample”.

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Contact sheet (Index Sheet) in OS X Finder

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