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RE: filmscanners: RE: filmscanners: RE: filmscanners: 2700ppi a limiting factor in sharpness?
> Austin wrote:
> > What are you using for lenses? Hopefully primes? Yes, the lense
> > does have a LOT to do with it, as I found out going from Nikon
> > primes to Leica/Contax primes...
> Nothing in the same league. If I was using Leica/Contax primes,
> I'd probably need 4000ppi to get the best scans - and I could
> probably afford the scanner. :) I have a number of lenses, but
> the one which is causing the most frustration from a lack of
> sharpness is the Sigma 28-80 AF zoom. Hence my recent question
> about chasing a better lens.
Ah, yes. Seriously, DO chase a better lense! The Contax 50/1.4 is a
cheapie and any of the Contax lenses are in the same league as Leica glass.
It's Zeiss glass...and they are superb performers, most any of them, and
about 1/3rd to 1/4th the price of Leica glass.