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Re: [OM] Williwaw Lakes

Subject: Re: [OM] Williwaw Lakes
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:26:02 -0700
At 7/22/2021 10:54 AM, the Sherpa wrote:

>On 7/20/2021 5:44 PM, Wayne Shumaker wrote:
>>I showed these two images once before:
>>Some artifacts from sharpen AI granted.
>>The shot was with A7R4 and 24-105/4 lens at 105mm. The second is a 100% crop 
>>of the first image. The fact I can get this with one lens rather than 
>>schlepping a big telephoto makes a difference on a long hike. Resolution and 
>>overall sharpness matters in this case.
>I carry the big lens, anyway; because next to this 
>is this <https://photos.app.goo.gl/m7Y8upDybNrztCF29>
>and on the same walk are this <https://photos.app.goo.gl/mG15yWjSG7WnuLpx9>
>and this. <https://photos.app.goo.gl/6GY48v7PUgjuVvWU9>
>>It's all about being there
>With the right gear! ð???
>Sherpa Moose

I can agree.With the big lens there is stuff I just would not get otherwise. On 
this easy hike I had the 100-400mm for instance.


But doing a really strenuous hike it can become much to carry, as much as I 
would like to have it. Also bike riding it is best to have a smaller system. 
For me it depends on what my intention is. My main point was the advantage of 
resolution at times. There are a lot of advantages of having a long lens for 
landscape also. Just not on a hike where I'm doing good just to make it back to 
the car.

As to resolution, there is a high percentage of photography where 20-24mpx is 
plenty, and I still think some of my 12mpx 5D is enough. Stuff we share here is 
generally 2mpx or less (1200x1600).

I have thought hard about the A7S iii for low noise, even though it is 12mpx. 
Not sure I am so interested in the video though. But a lot of photography can 
be done at 12mpx.

I find it wonderful there is so much one can explore these days with 
photography. Judging what is best is just narrowing ones view. Please don't 
take any of my opinions as anything other than me musing.

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