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EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Review WOW!

 
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Aug 28, 2018 00:47 as a reply to  @ post 18694603 |  #8851

Thank you, for sharpening I mostly use lightroom's sharpening preset faces, sometimes with sharpening to 50. Noise reduction depending on the iso/noise from 10-25, If there's much noise I also use the local adjustment brush on the background with NR max and sharpness minimal.




  
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Aug 28, 2018 01:01 |  #8852

Ray.Petri wrote in post #18694603 (external link)
Nice sharpness on these images. ( And most others that are posted here)
I think the 100-400 IS II brings this quality to almost Everyman/Everywoman and his/her dog (or fox in some cases). Shame about the price!

I look at some of my pics and wonder I they really do need sharpening at times. Although I am always tempted to give them a little tweak. I must see a shrink doctor and get some compulsive tweaking disorder therapy.

Perhaps some of you would like to share your sharpening procedures, especially if it avoids an increase in digital noise. Myself, I mainly use Photoshop’s high pass filter. I am sure the more learned experts among you have your own preferred methods. Going back to the days of film we didn’t have this opportunity- although we can now scan our vintage negatives and do all sorts of wonderful things with them.

Hi Ray, my preferred sharpening method (particularly because it's a great way of avoiding an increase in digital noise) is using sharpening in Lightroom while masking out the out of focus areas with the masking slider. Press alt while you increase the masking slider and sharpening will only be applied to the parts in white.


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Aug 28, 2018 01:05 |  #8853

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Thank you, for sharpening I mostly use lightroom's sharpening preset faces, sometimes with sharpening to 50. Noise reduction depending on the iso/noise from 10-25, If there's much noise I also use the local adjustment brush on the background with NR max and sharpness minimal.


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Hi Ray, my preferred sharpening method (particularly because it's a great way of avoiding an increase in digital noise) is using sharpening in Lightroom while masking out the out of focus areas with the masking slider. Press alt while you increase the masking slider and sharpening will only be applied to the parts in white.

Forgot to mention but that's something I also use, often around 80 but you can see what you are doing using alt+slider.




  
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Aug 28, 2018 13:07 |  #8855

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This one is really nice, extra crispy detail and luscious color.


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Aug 28, 2018 14:35 as a reply to  @ MatthewK's post |  #8856

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Aug 28, 2018 18:06 |  #8857

1DxII & 100-400/4.5-5.6 II


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Aug 28, 2018 18:14 |  #8858

I'm still amazed at the quality of this lens even with the 1.4xIII extender. I don't normally like to use tele-extenders on a zoom, but for these types of shots, I'm impressed.


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Aug 28, 2018 18:21 |  #8859

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Wow, these are great, and the second one is quite hilarious.


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Aug 28, 2018 19:40 as a reply to  @ Lame-Duck's post |  #8860

Thanks Mike,
Yes, I watched that collared lizard for 20 minutes and he never finished his "lunch"!


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Aug 28, 2018 21:13 |  #8861

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Aug 29, 2018 06:44 |  #8862

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Aug 30, 2018 04:56 |  #8864

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Rob, I love these shots. Glad you joined POTN and are sharing your work with us!


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Aug 30, 2018 15:27 |  #8865

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