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This is my quick edit of your jpeg. Lightroom 4. I stretched out the histogram by increasing exposure and darkening the blacks. I pulled down the highlights, increased the shadows, increased the contrast, and increased the clarity. Ten seconds max. It's pretty much exactly what I do on every image when I'm in a hurry and don't want to slave over it. The ...


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I agree that is quite dull and grainy. The first concern I have is that you shot this at f/4.0 and 16mm. This is the widest focal length that this lens can go and very near the widest aperture as well. How do shots at f/8, 35mm, and ISO 100(with tripod) look? I bring up these things because it is possible that the lens is just at its limit and looks poor ...


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Focal length, in and of itself, has nothing to do with lens quality. Focal length is just a way of measuring how much a lens bends light by expressing it as the distance behind the front of the lens(more or less) where colimated light is brought to focus. When a lens has a dash between two numbers it means that you are looking at a zoom lens. The first ...



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